MP for Burnley and Shadow Community Health Minister Owner of Coopers Chemist community pharmacy in Burnley 1986-2010
Julie Cooper is the Member of Parliament for Burnley. She was elected at the General Election on May 7th 2015.
Julie is married to Brian and has two grown up children.
She is a qualified teacher of English, a former business owner and a proud supporter and season ticket holder at Burnley Football Club. Julie has served as a Councillor for the Bank Hall Ward since 2005. During this time she has held several positions of responsibility including being Councillor Leader from 2012-2014.
Under her Leadership Burnley was recognised as being The Most Enterprising Town in the UK. She is also very proud to have introduced the Living Wage to Burnley Council. She has played an active part in the work of the Health and Well Being Board and is passionate about safeguarding the NHS. Other key roles have involved service on the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Panel and the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership. She has also served as Armed Forces Champion for Burnley and is proud to have played a leading role in supporting former service people and their families.