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Meet the MP: Jim McGovern
What makes Labour MP Jim McGovern tick? Read on to find out...

Jim McGovern
Constituency: Dundee West

Age: 48

Marital Status: Married, two grown up children

Educated: Lawside RC Academy, Dundee

WHAT DID YOU DO BEFORE YOU WERE AN MP?

Trade Union official.

WHAT WERE YOU LIKE AT SCHOOL?

Younger.

WHAT ATTRACTED YOU TO POLITICS?

Trade Unionism.

WHAT'S THE BEST/WORST THING ABOUT BEING AN MP?

Best - cutting through red tape.

Worst - staying in hotels.

WHO IS YOUR HERO?

Jimmy Johnstone (footballer).

WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE SONG/PIECE OF MUSIC?

Plaisir D'Amour.

HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR FASHION SENSE?

Smart.

WHAT'S YOUR IDEA OF A GOOD NIGHT OUT?

Good food, good company (must include my wife, Norma) and a couple of drinks.

WHAT CAN'T YOU LIVE WITHOUT?

My wife, Norma.

TELL US SOMETHING WE DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU

I've been known to take part in Karaoke.

CONTACT DETAILS:

MCGOVERNJ@parliament.uk

Jim McGovern MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA.




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