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Michael CONNARTY

member of parliament

Michael CONNARTY, British Member of Parliament. member, Transport and General Workers' Union; Transport and General Workers' Union convenor, 1972-1973; member. Educational Institut, of Scotland (EIS); Exec, member, Central Region EIS, 1976-1984; President, Central EIS Associate, 1982-1983; co-ordinator, Falkirk Dist. Health Service Campaign; member. Socialist Educational Associate; Vice-Chairman, Scottish MAP. since 1988.

Background

CONNARTY, Michael was born on September 3, 1947 in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.

Education

Stirling University; Glasgow University, Bachelor of Arts, Economics. Jordanhill College, of Education, DCE teaching diploma.

Career

Member. Labour party, since 1964. Member, Co-operative Party. Cllr., Stirling District Council, 1977-1990.

Council leader, 1980-1990. Member, Scottish Exec, of the Labour Party, since 1983. Chairman, Local Government Committee, 1988- 1990.

Member of Parliament, Falkirk East, since 1992. Teacher of children with special needs.

Membership

Member, Transport and General Workers' Union. Transport and General Workers' Union convenor, 1972-1973. Member. Educational Institut, of Scotland (EIS).

Exec, member, Central Region EIS, 1976-1984. President, Central EIS Associate, 1982-1983. Co-ordinator, Falkirk Dist.

Health Service Campaign. Member. Socialist Educational Associate. Vice-Chairman, Scottish MAP. since 1988.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Falkirk Football Club, hillwalking, reading, music. Economic policy, Scottish devolution, education, local government.