Emma Ann Hardy (born 16 September 1980) is Member of Parliament for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle since the 2017 general election. She is a member of Hessle Town Council focusing on NHS and education. Hardy is a member of Labour's National Policy Forum and was an education union employee.
Just weeks before the 2017 general election, Hardy was selected to stand for parliament in the safe Labour seat of Hull West and Hessle when the previous incumbent Alan Johnson retired. She was one of 256 women candidates put forward by the Labour Party at that election.