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Malcolm WICKS

member of parliament

Malcolm WICKS, British Member of Parliament. member, Transport and General Workers' Union; member, Croydon Health Council; trustee. National Energy Foundation; European Institute for Social Security; former member, European Commission’s Family Policy Observatory.

Background

WICKS, Malcolm was born on July 1, 1947 in Hatfield. Parents: Arthur Wicks and Daisy Wicks.

Education

Elizabeth College, Guernsey. North-West London Polytechnic. London School of Economics, Bsc (Hons), sociology.

Spoken languages: poor french.

Career

Member, Labour Party, since 1966. Member of Parliament, Croydon North West, since 1992. Director, Family Policy Studies Centre.

Contributor, daily newspapers. Co-Dir., European Family and Social Policy unit.

Membership

Member, Transport and General Workers' Union. Member, Croydon Health Council. Trustee. National Energy Foundation.

European Institute for Social Security. Former member, European Commission’s Family Policy Observatory. Clubs: Ruskin House, Croydon.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running, writing. music, gardening. Social policy; the welfare state. Poverty; social security.

    Family policy; elderly people. Community care.

Connections

Spouse Margaret Wicks (née Baron), 1968. Children: one son, two d.