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member of the European Parliament

John Edward TOMLINSON, British Member of the European Parliament.


TOMLINSON, John Edward was born on August 1, 1939 in London, United Kingdom. Parents: Frederick Edwin Tomlinson and Doris Mary Tomlinson (née Gibson).


Co-operative College, Loughborough, Diploma in political, economic and social studies, 1961. Brunei University; Warwick University, Master of Arts. Spoken languages: French, Swedish.


Member of Parliament, 1974-1979. Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, 1975-1976. Foreign Office Minister, 1976-1979.

Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Overseas Development, 1977-1979. Member of European Parliament, since 1984.


  • Other Work

    • Left/Right - March of Political Extremism In Britain, 1982.


Spouse Marianne Sommar. 1963; children: Christopher, Kenneth, Anthony, Annette.