Political Group: ALDE
Country: United Kingdom
Phone in Brussels: +32 (0)2 284 55 61
- ITRE Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
- DPAP Delegation for relations with the Pan-African Parliament
- DACP Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
BA (Hons.) Modern Languages, Oxford University (1976). Postgraduate Certificate in Education , Oxford Polytechnic (1977). Teacher, Botswana (1977-1979). Part-time teacher/tutor, Northumberland (1986-1995). Assistant to Newcastle city councillors (1994-1997). Press/political officer to Lembit Öpik MP and Richard Livsey MP (1997-1999); constituency organiser to Rt Hon. Alan Beith MP; researcher to Rt Hon. Alan Beith MP.
No 2 Liberal Democrat candidate on North East list for European elections (1999).
Vice-Chair/Chair of the Druridge Bay Campaign against nuclear power and sand extraction on the Northumberland coast.