Tom Clarke MP Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill, Labour


  • Tel 020 7219 6997

  • Fax 020 7219 6094

  • Email:

  • Website: Tom Clarke website

  • Constituency address

    Municipal Buildings, Kildonan Street, Coatbridge ML5 3LF United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Tom Clarke

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Author and Sponsor Disabled Persons (Services, Representation and Consultation) Act 1986; Shadow Minister for UK Personal Social Services 1987-92; Shadow Secretary of State for: Scotland 1992-93, International Development 1993-94; Shadow Cabinet Minister for Disabled People's Rights 1995-97; Minister of State (Film and Tourism), Department of National Heritage/for Culture, Media and Sport 1997-98; Author and Sponsor International Development (Reporting and Transparency) Act 2006.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Standards; Privileges.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Coatbridge and Airdrie 1982 by-election to 1983, for Monklands West 1983-97, for Coatbridge and Chryston 1997-2005, for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill since 5 May 2005 general election.
  • Political interests

    Film industry, foreign affairs, disability rights, civil service, local and regional government, energy industry, international development.
  • Countries of interest

    Africa, Central America, Asia, Eastern Europe, Gulf States, Indonesia, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, USA.
  • International bodies

    Labour Member PAD Group to Iran, sponsored by Archbishop of Canterbury 1989; Led CPA delegations to Australia 2000; Observer, Peruvian election 2001; Led IPU Rwanda 2002; Led IPU Bahrain and Kuwait 2005.

Election record for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 66.39%
Scottish National Party 16.79%
Liberal Democrat 8.43%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Clarke, Tom Labour 27,728 66.39
McGlinchey, Frances Scottish National Party 7,014 16.79
Elder, Kenneth Liberal Democrat 3,519 8.43
Houston, Fiona Conservative 3,374 8.08
Majority 20,714 votes
Electorate 70,067
Turnout (41,766) 59.61%

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