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Eric CLARKE

Eric CLARKE, British Member of Parliament. member, National Union of Mineworkers, since 1949; Justice of the Peace. 1963-1978; member, Scottish Council for Development and Industry; member. South and West of Scotland Forestry Advisory Commission; Jt. Secretary, CISWO Scotland.

Background

  • CLARKE, Eric was born on April 9, 1933 in Edinburgh. Parents: Ernest Clarke and the late Annie Clarke.

  • Education

    • W.M. Ramsey Technical College. Eskualley College.

    Career

    • Member. Labour Party, since 1964, county and regional cllr. Member. National Executive Committee. Member of Parliament, Midlothian, since 1992.

      Coal face worker; General Secretary, National Union of Mineworkers Scottish area. Trustee, Mineworkers Pension Fund.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Labour Party

    Religion

    Roman Catholic.

    Membership

    Member, National Union of Mineworkers, since 1949. Justice of the Peace. 1963-1978; member, Scottish Council for Development and Industry.

    Member. South and West of Scotland Forestry Advisory Commission. Jt. Secretary, CISWO Scotland. Clubs: Mayfield Labour Club.

    William Morris Working Mens Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Trout fly-fishing, carpentry, gardening. Scottish affairs, industry, energy.

    Connections

    • Spouse June Clarke (née Hewat), 1955. Children: three.
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