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Candidate

  Michael Clapham
Barnsley West & Penistone

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married 1965, Yvonne Hallsworth (1 son 1 daughter).

Education
Darton Secondary Modern School
Barnsley Technical College
Leeds Polytechnic (BSc 1973)
Leeds University (PGCE 1974)
Bradford University (MPhil 1990).

Non-political career
Miner 1958-70
Lecturer trade union studies, Whitwood FE College, Castleford 1974-77
Deputy Head, Comp Dept, Yorkshire Area NUM 1977-83
Head, Industrial Relations NUM 1983-92.

Electoral history
Member for Barnsley West and Penistone since April 9, 1992.

Political career
PPS to Alan Milburn, as Minister of State, Department of Health May-December 1997.

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