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Gordon McMASTER

member of parliament

Gordon McMASTER, British Member of Parliament. member, Transport and General Workers' Union; member, Educational Institut, of Scotland; member, Institut, of Horticulture.

Background

McMASTER, Gordon was born on February 13, 1960 in Johnstone. Parents: William and Alison McMaster.

Education

Langside College; West of Scotland Agricultural College. Jordanhill College, of Education, National Diploma, amenity horticulture.

Career

Member. Labour Party, since 1979. Member. Co-operative Party. Cllr. Renfrew District Council, since 1984.

Deputy Leader, Labour Group, 1987-1988. Leader. Labour Group, 1988-1990. Leader, Council, 1988-1990.

Member, Scottish Executive’s Local Government sub-cttee., since 1988. Member, Scottish Constitutional Convention, since 1989. Member of Parliament, Paisley South, since 1990.

Convenor, Strathclyde Labour Member of Parliament’s Secretary, All-Party Disablement Group. Scottish Whip. since 1992. Sr. lecturer in horticulture.

Membership

Member, Transport and General Workers' Union. Member, Educational Institut, of Scotland. Member, Institut, of Horticulture.

Clubs: Chairman, Johnstone Community Council, 1981-1984.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing, gardening. Scottish affairs, local government, disabled rights, pensions and benefits, housing, adult education.