Anneliese Dodds

Anneliese Dodds is the Labour and Co-operative Member of Parliament for Oxford East. 

Anneliese lives on Rose Hill with her partner Ed and children Freddie, nearly four, and Isabella, one. Anneliese represented Oxford from 2014 to 2017 as our MEP. In that role, Anneliese served on the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, focusing especially on clamping down on tax avoidance by big companies. She was also responsible for tightening rules on financial services, to help prevent any repeat of the global financial crisis. For information on Anneliese's activities as MEP, please seee
Anneliese first moved to Oxford in 1996. Her children were born in the JR, and Freddie starts at Rose Hill Primary School in September. Before becoming an MEP she was a university lecturer, which included leading a research centre focused on improving the safety of patients in the NHS. She also chaired a local debt and welfare advice centre. 

As your MP, Anneliese wants to improve employment opportunities and and working rights for local people. Labour plans to raise the minimum wage to £10 per hour, and Anneliese will work with large and small businesses to make sure they continue to invest in our city and create new jobs. Anneliese wants to work with the local council to tackle our city’s housing crisis and make sure there are new homes and action to reduce rough sleeping. 

Locally, our public services are struggling from underinvestment and unnecessary reorganisation under the Tories. Labour will invest in our NHS and social care services, and end the freeze on public sector wages which is making living in Oxford unaffordable for nurses, teachers and other essential public service workers. 

Labour would also provide fair funding for schools, scrap tuition fees and create a new National Education Service, so that our children can get the best start in life and people of all ages can continue to learn and develop new skills. 

Anneliese is very concerned about cuts affecting people on low incomes. She will fight to protect support for people with disabilities. She would also campaign for help with rent which reflects the high cost of living in Oxford. Above all, if elected as your MP Anneliese would listen to you and be on your side. She will bring people together, working to give Oxford the jobs, homes and services that we need for the future.

You can reach Anneliese's office by email at or call 01865 595 790
You can also follow her on twitter at @AnnelieseDodds
You can stay up to date with Anneliese's work by likeing her Facebook page
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