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Douglas John HENDERSON

member of parliament

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.

Membership

Clubs: Fabian Society. Anti-Apartheid.

Interests

  • Other Interests

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

Connections

Spouse Janet Margaret Henderson (née Graham), 1974. Children: Keir.