Gerald Neil Steinberg, known as Gerry Steinberg, (born 20 April 1945) is a Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom. He was Member of Parliament for the City of Durham from 1987 until his retirement at the 2005 general election.
Steinberg attended St. Margaret's CE Primary School in Durham and then Whinney Hill and Johnston Grammar School. He did teacher training at Sheffield College of Education and later a Diploma in Education (Special Educational Needs) at Newcastle Polytechnic (now Northumbria University). He started teaching at Elemore Hall in 1969. In the same year he married Margaret (Meg) Thornton, also a teacher. He joined the Labour Party in 1969 and became election agent for Durham MP Dr. Mark Hughes in 1973. In May 1975 he was elected to Durham City Council. In 1979 he was appointed as Head Teacher of Whitworth House Special School.
He was secretary of the Labour Group on the city council from 1981 to 1987 and Co-Leader of the Council from 1983 to 1987.
In 1985 he was selected from a short list of six to be the Labour parliamentary candidate for Durham City after Hughes decided not to stand again. He was elected as the Member of Parliament in June 1987.
Steinberg was a member of a number of Parliamentary Committees, including the Education Select Committee and the Public Accounts Committee.
He is a keen follower of sports, especially cricket, football, squash and tennis. He is a keen Sunderland AFC supporter.