Jo Stevens

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Jo Stevens
MP
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Shadow Secretary of State for Wales
In office
7 October 2016 – 27 January 2017
Leader Jeremy Corbyn
Preceded by Paul Flynn
Succeeded by Christina Rees
Member of Parliament
for Cardiff Central
Assumed office
7 May 2015
Preceded by Jenny Willott
Majority 17,196 (42.6%)
Personal details
Born (1966-09-06) 6 September 1966 (age 53)
Website Official website


Joanna Meriel Stevens(born 6 September 1966)was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Cardiff Central in the May 2015 general election.

Member of Parliament

Stevens was elected as Member of Parliament for Cardiff Central on 7 May 2015 with a majority of 4,981, defeating incumbent Liberal Democrat Jenny Willott.

In Jeremy Corbyn's January 2016 reshuffle, she was appointed shadow solicitor general and shadow justice minister. In October 2016 reshuffle, after Corbyn's re-election as party leader, Stevens became Shadow Secretary of State for Wales. She resigned on 27 January 2017 in order to vote against the three-line whip obliging Labour MPs to vote in favour of Article 50.