Julie was elected on the 6th of May 2010 and made her first speech to Parliament on the 16th of June 2010 - you can watch or read her first speech here.
Julie is a member of the All Party Parliamentary Groups on Rail, Youth Affairs, Children, Community & Voluntary Sector and Save The Pub. Julie is a member of the Transport Select Committee and she has also been appointed as Chair of the all-party Rail in the North group of MPs.
Julie was appointed as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Yvette Cooper in her role as Shadow Women's and Equalities Minister in October 2010.
Julie was promoted to join the Whips office in June 2012, a poisition that she currently holds in addition to her numerous commitments in Parliament.
On top of all that, Julie speaks in Parliament every week to hold the Government to account on behalf of you, her constituents. You can click the links below to read Julie's recent speeches and questions in the House of Commons.
To see Julie's voting record, click here.