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Kenneth Darlingston COLLINS

Kenneth Darlingston COLLINS, British Member of the European Parliament.


  • COLLINS, Kenneth Darlingston was born on August 12, 1939 in Hamilton, United Kingdom. Parents: Nicholas Collins and Ellen Collins (née Williamson).

  • Education

    • St. John’s Grammar School, Hamilton. Hamilton Academy, -1956. Glasgow University, Bachelor of Science Honours, 1960.

      Strathclyde University, M.Sc. Spoken languages: French.


    • Member. East Kilbride Town and District Council, 1973-1979. Member, Lanark Council, 1973-1975. Member. East Kilbride Development Corporation, 1976-1979.

      Chairman, Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Protection, 1979-1984, since 1989 (Vice-Chmn., 1984-1987). Spokesman, the Environment, 1984-1989. Deputy Leader, Labour Group, 1979-1984.

      Member of the European Parliament, since 1979, Socialist Group.


    Party affiliation: Labour Party


    • Spouse Georgina Frances Pollard, 1966. Children: Alison, Martin.
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    Born August 12, 1939