Yvette is the Labour MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford and Labour’s Former Shadow Home Secretary.
She was previously Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary (2010-2011), Secretary of State for the Department for Work and Pensions (2009-2010) and Chief Secretary to the Treasury (2008-2009).
Yvette is married to Ed Balls MP. They live in Castleford with their three children.
General Secretary, NASUWT
Assembly Member and Cabinet Secretary for Education, Welsh Government
Senior Lecturer in Forensic Linguistics
Paralympian & Crossbench Peer
Author and Journalist with The Sunday Times
Independent Life Peer & Consultant