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Carole TONGUE

Carole TONGUE, British Member of the European Parliament. Royal Institute of International Affairs.

Background

  • TONGUE, Carole was born on October 14, 1955 in Lausanne, Switzerland. Daughter of Walter Archer Tongue and Muriel Esther (née Boyes).

  • Education

    • Brentwood County High School, 1967-1974. Loughborough University, Bachelor of Arts Honours. Politics and French, 1974-1977.

      Spoken languages: French, German, Spanish.

    Career

    • Member of the European Parliament for London East, since 1984, Socialist Group. Deputy Leader of the British Labour MEPs, 1989-1990. Member: Co-operative Party. Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, END, SERA, Council of ISDD. Trade union memberships: Union for Manufacturing, Science and Finance, General and Municipal Boilermakers Union. Administrator/Secretary.

    Works

    • Articles in House Magazine, since 1988. Where Labour is Conservative, New Socialist, 1988. Articles on Europe, electoral reform.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Labour Party

    Religion

    Quaker Attender.

    Membership

    Royal Institute of International Affairs.

    Personality

    Interests

    Recreations: music - piano/cello, horse riding, tennis, all the arts. Economic and industrial policy, car and electronic industries, environment, peace and disarmament, equal opporunities.

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    Born October 14, 1955
    (age 62)
    Nationality
    • 1967 - 1974
      County High School
    • 1984
      Member of the European Parliament for London East
    • 1989 - 1990
      Deputy Leader of the British Labour MEPs

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