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John Alston MAXTON

member of parliament

John Alston MAXTON, British Member of Parliament.


MAXTON, John Alston was born on May 5, 1936. Parents: John Maxton and Jenny Maxton (née Alston).


Lord William’s Grammar School. Thame; Oxford University.


Member, ASTMS Trade Union. Member of Parliament for Glasgow Cathcart, since 1979. Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on Scotland.

1985-1992; member. Select Committee on National Heritage, since 1992. Lecturer in Social Studies. Hamilton College; member.

Educational Institut, of Scotland, Association, of Lecturers in Colleges of Education, and the Socialist Educational Association.


  • Other Interests

    Running, listening to jazz.


Spouse Christine Maxton (neé Waine), 1970. Children: three s.