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Kenneth Darlingston COLLINS

member of the European Parliament

Kenneth Darlingston COLLINS, British Member of the European Parliament.

Background

COLLINS, Kenneth Darlingston was born on August 12, 1939 in Hamilton, United Kingdom. Parents: Nicholas Collins and Ellen Collins (née Williamson).

Education

St. John’s Grammar School, Hamilton. Hamilton Academy, -1956. Glasgow University, Bachelor of Science Honours, 1960.

Strathclyde University, M.Sc. Spoken languages: French.

Career

Member. East Kilbride Town and District Council, 1973-1979. Member, Lanark Council, 1973-1975. Member. East Kilbride Development Corporation, 1976-1979.

Chairman, Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Protection, 1979-1984, since 1989 (Vice-Chmn., 1984-1987). Spokesman, the Environment, 1984-1989. Deputy Leader, Labour Group, 1979-1984.

Member of the European Parliament, since 1979, Socialist Group.

Connections

Spouse Georgina Frances Pollard, 1966. Children: Alison, Martin.