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(Maria) Geraldine Smith (born 29 August 1961, Belfast) is a politician in the United Kingdom. She has been Labour Member of Parliament for Morecambe and Lunesdale since 1997. A former pupil of Morecambe High School, her first campaign was supported by the Communication Workers Union, for whom she was formerly an officer. Prior to becoming an MP she was a Lancaster, England|Lancaster City Councillor and worked for the Royal Mail.
After the Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party's poor showing in the local government elections of May 4, 2006 she was linked to a camapign http://today.reuters.com/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2006-05-06T143435Z_01_L06365172_RTRUKOC_0_US-BRITAIN-BLAIR.xml on a timetable for Tony Blair|Tony Blair's departure as Prime Minister and also expressed a preference for Gordon Brown to succeed him. She also found "outrageous" the survival of John Prescott as a government minister following the reshuffle.[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/05/06/ulabour1.xml&sSheet=/portal/2006/05/06/ixportaltop.html]. For this criticism of the Deputy Prime Minister's behavior, as well as for her defence of the Chinese Cockle Pickers rights in her Morecambe constituency, the right-wing critic Richard Littlejohn described her as a "heroic MP" on the BBC's Question Time (television) programme on 4 May 2006.