Gillian Troughton

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Alma materSt George's Hospital Medical School, University of London

Employment.png Labour Party candidate for Copeland

In office
19 January 2017 - Present

Employment.png Labour Councillor

In office
May 2011 - Present
EmployerCopeland Borough Council

Employment.png School governor

In office
January 1999 - January 2006
EmployerMoresby Primary School

Employment.png Junior surgical doctor

In office
August 1991 - February 1992
EmployerFrimley Park Hospital

Gillian Troughton is the Blairite Labour Party candidate who stood in the 2017 Copeland by-election and was defeated by the Conservative Trudy Harrison.[1]

She had been selected by the Blairite Copeland Constituency Labour Party to succeed the Blairite Jamie Reed who resigned on 21 December 2016, thus triggering the by-election.[2]

On 4 May 2017, Gill Troughton unsuccessfully stood as Labour candidate for the Howgate division in the Cumbria County Council elections.[3]

At the UK/2017 General Election on 8th June, Gill Troughton is again standing as the Labour candidate for Copeland.[4]


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