Cllr JO HUMPHREYS grew up in Sunderland, the daughter of immigrants who left apartheid South Africa. State-educated, with two boys in a state primary, she is passionate about education and serves on a Council Education Committee while chairing her local PTA.
Before becoming a councillor, Jo spent most of her career at a senior level in the travel industry, organising and managing international events.
With a hinterland beyond politics, she is a music graduate who sings in several local choirs and is an active member of her local Jewish Community
Jo's priorities in Parliament are to:
- STOP BREXIT Fight the Conservatives who are determined to pursue a damaging Brexit deal that will make our country worse off.
- END THE HOUSING CRISIS Work for more social housing and champion genuinely affordable homes.
- IMPROVE EDUCATION Reverse Conservative cuts to school and SEND funding.