Greenwood in 2020
|Chair of the Transport Select Committee|
13 July 2017 –29 January 2020
|Preceded by||Louise Ellman|
|Succeeded by||Huw Merriman|
|Shadow Secretary of State for Transport|
14 September 2015 –26 June 2016
|Preceded by||Michael Dugher|
|Succeeded by||Andy McDonald|
| Member of Parliament |
for Nottingham South
6 May 2010
|Preceded by||Alan Simpson|
Lilian Rachel Greenwood
26 March 1966
Bolton, England, UK
|Alma mater|| St Catharine's College,|
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Lilian Rachel Greenwood (born 26 March 1966)is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Nottingham South since the 2010 general election.
Greenwood was born on the 26 March 1966 in Bolton, Lancashire.She attended Canon Slade School, a Church of England state secondary school in Bolton before attending St. Catharine's College, Cambridge. She moved to Southwell in Nottinghamshire in 1999. She worked in Nottingham for the public sector trade union, UNISON for 17 years prior to 2010.
Greenwood was selected as the Labour Party candidate for the 2010 general election after the incumbent Labour MP, Alan Simpson, announced in 2007 that he would not stand for re-election.She was elected as the MP with 37.3% of the vote, a margin of 4.4% over her closest rival.
In July 2010, she was appointed to the Transport Select Committee.She was subsequently appointed as an Assistant Whip.
In late September 2011, she was asked by Ed Miliband (Leader of the Labour Party) to take the role of Shadow Minister of Transport.
She was re-elected at the 2015 general election.
Following the election of Jeremy Corbyn as Leader of the Labour Party, on 14 September 2015 she was named as the Shadow Secretary of State for Transport.Following the Brexit referendum, Greenwood resigned, among with dozens of her colleagues, in protest against what she saw as Jeremy Corbyn's weak leadership. She supported Owen Smith in the failed attempt to replace Jeremy Corbyn in the 2016 Labour Party (UK) leadership election.
She was re-elected at the 2017 general election.
Greenwood has served on the Transport Committee, Education Committee, Regulatory Reform Committee and Liaison Committee.
On 14 February 2020, Greenwood self-quarantined herself after learning that she and Alex Sobel, another Labour MP, had attended a conference eight days earlier where a confirmed 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic case had also been in attendance.
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|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
| Member of Parliament|
for Nottingham South
| Shadow Secretary of State for Transport |