British Labour Party politician who was elected in 2010 to represent Leeds West in Parliament. From 2011-2013, she also served as the Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury.
She worked for the Bank of England and Halifax Bank of Scotland.
She was the second woman to represent Leeds in Parliament.
She married Nicholas Joicey, the former speechwriter for Gordon Brown. She and Joicey welcomed their first child in 2013.
She was elected to Parliament under the Labour Party leadership of Ed Miliband.