I visited one of BT’s live fibre broadband green cabinets on Moorgate Road to find out how the technology works - View full story
Hello, and welcome to my website!
I was elected as MP for Rotherham on 29th November 2012, becoming the first woman to hold the post. I was never a ‘career politician’ as my early work was in running community art and environment workshops within Rotherham. I then managed the Rotherham Arts Centre, and later on, the Chinese Arts Centre. During this time, I became an avid campaigner on diversity and equality, advising the Arts Council of England on this topic for eight years.
Over time, it has become clear to me that what I am most interested in is putting my skills to use in campaigning on behalf of vulnerable people in society. I was fortunate enough to be able to take this further when I became the Chief Executive of Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, which supports terminally ill children and their families, a post I left when I became an MP.
Fundamentally, I want a fairer society where everyone can reach their full potential.
My work as the MP for Rotherham continues some of these themes, and my main campaigning interests are:
Although I have additional roles within Westminster as a member of the Transport Select Committee and also as PPS to the Shadow Secretary of State for Education, the bulk of my work is in representing my constituents, and campaigning on matters of local concern. As such, I am always keen to hear from you. You can also find out about my work by subscribing to my monthly e-newsletter.
Sarah Champion MP
Member of Parliament for Rotherham