Lucy Powell

British politician (born 1974)

Lucy Maria Powell (born 10 October 1974)[1] is a British Labour and Co-operative politician and Member of Parliament for Manchester Central in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

She was first elected at the Manchester Central by-election in November 2012. In September 2015 she was appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Education in Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet, but resigned in June 2016.


  1. "The Next Generation: Parliamentary Candidates to Watch" (PDF). Insight Public Affairs. 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 November 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2012.