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Douglas John HENDERSON

Douglas John HENDERSON, British Member of Parliament.

Background

  • HENDERSON, Douglas John was born on June 9, 1949 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Parents: John Henderson and Joan Henderson (nee Bryson).

  • Education

    • Waid Academy; Central College, Glasgow. University of Strathclyde.

    Career

    • Member of Parliament, since 1987. Secretary, General and Municipal Boilermakers Union Parliamentary Group, since 1987. Chairman, Parliamentary Labour Party Treasury Committee, 1988.

      Opposition Spokesman on Trade and Industry, 1988-1992. Opposition Spokesman, Environment (local Government), since 1992. Economist; trade union official.

      General and Municipal Boilermakers Union, 1973-1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Labour Party

    Membership

    Clubs: Fabian Society. Anti-Apartheid.

    Personality

    Interests

    Athletics, mountaineering, watching football and cricket. Economic and industrial policy.

    Connections

    • Spouse Janet Margaret Henderson (née Graham), 1974. Children: Keir.
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    Born June 9, 1949
    (age 68)
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