Diana Johnson has held the seat since 2005.
Her stated political interests are: Employment rights, health, education, animal welfare, policing.
Since 2010 she has been a Shadow Minister (for Home Affairs).
Prospective Parliamentary Candidates
Mike Ross is a local councillor and currently the deputy leader of the Liberal Democrat opposition group at the Guildhall. In 2010 he contested the neighbouring Hull West seat, securing 24.2% of the vote against Labour’s incumbent, Alan Johnson.
Dehenna Davison is a Parliamentary Researcher and former Vice President of the Hull University Conservative Future society. She is expecting to graduate in a BA of British Politics and Legislative Studies from the university in 2015.