Baroness Beverley Hughes


Baroness Beverley Hughes was MP for Stretford and Urmston between 1997 and 2010 and served as a Government Minister in several departments, including as Minister of State for Children, Young People and Families and Minister for the North West. Prior to that, she was an elected Councillor, Leader of Trafford Metropolitan Council and Senior Lecturer/Head of Department at the University of Manchester. She is now Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester with responsibility for Policing, Crime, Criminal Justice and Fire.

Throughout her career she has focussed on gender inequality, diversity, equal opportunities, children and young people, social/economic inequality and education.