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Mike GAPES

member of parliament

Mike GAPES, British Member of Parliament. member, Transport and General Workers' Union; member. Royal Institut, of International Affairs.

Background

GAPES, Mike was born on September 4, 1952 in Wanstead. Essex. Parents: Frank Gapes and Emily Gapes.

Education

Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University, Master of Arts (Hons), economics. Middlesex Polytechnic, Diploma in Industrial Relations and Trade Union Studies. Spoken languages: English, French.

Career

Member. Labour Party. since 1968. Member, Co-operative Party. Member. Socialist Education Association.

Member, Fabian Society. Member. Labour Co-ordinating Committee. National Officer, Labour Party, 1977-1992.

Senior International Officer, Labour Party 198892. Member of Parliament. Ilford South, since 1992.

Member, Select Committee on Foreign Affairs, 1992.

Membership

Member, Transport and General Workers' Union. Member. Royal Institut, of International Affairs. Clubs: member, Anti-Apartheid Movement.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    West Ham United Football Club, photography, blues and jazz music. Defence, international affairs. Europe, economic policy, education.

Connections

Spouse Frances Alison Smith (née Smith), 1992. Children: two.