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Ken COATES

member of the European Parliament

Ken COATES, British Member of the European Parliament.

Background

COATES, Ken was born on September 16, 1930 in Leek, Staffordshire, United Kingdom. Parents: Eric Arthur Coates and Mary Coates.

Education

Worthing High School, matriculation, HSC, 1941-1948. Miner’s Day Release Course, 1954-1955. Nottingham University.

Bachelor of Arts. Sociology (1st Class), 1956-1960. Spoken languages: English.

Career

Member of the European Parliament, 1989 Socialist Group. Member political affairs committee. Chair, sub Committee on human rights.

Coal miner. National Coal Board, Nottingham, 1948-1956. University teacher, University of Nottingham, 1960-1989. Special Professor, Department of Education, since 1989.

Membership

Clubs: Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation. Joint Secretary, European Nuclear Disarmament.

Connections

Spouse Tamara Tura, 1969. Children: Dylan, Laurence, Michael. Deborah. Francesca, Helena.