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Name: Jenny Chapman

Candidate for: Darlington

Party: Labour

Votes: 16,891


I have spent many years working to support people and communities in Darlington.

I have been a governor at four Darlington schools and colleges, and have been a volunteer, trustee or committee member at several charities and community groups.

I was a founder member and Chair of Newblood Live, a young people's music charity. Until starting my campaign to become the MP I was Chair of Darlington's Children's Trust.

I went to Darlington primary and secondary schools, then Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College before going to university. After working as an assistant prison psychologist in Durham and Dartmoor,

I returned to Darlington where I worked for Alan Milburn MP as a researcher until 2003. I took a break from work to look after my two young children until I was elected as a Councillor for Cockerton West in 2007.


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