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Eric CLARKE

member of parliament

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.

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

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

Connections

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