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Candidate

  Paul Boateng
Brent South
Minister of State at the Home Office

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married Janet Olivia Alleyne 1980
2 sons, 3 daughters.

Education
Achimota
Accra AcademyApsley Grammar School, Ghana
Bristol University (LLB 1972)College of Law (solicitor 1975).

Non-political career
Solicitor 1975
Barrister-at-law.

Electoral history
Contested Hertfordshire West 1983 general election. Member for Brent South since June 1987.

Political career
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health 1997-98
Home Office: Minister of State (Minister for Criminal Policy) 1998-99
Minister of State and Deputy Home Secretary 1999-
Minister for Young People 2000-. Spokesman: Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on: Treasury and Economic Affairs 1989-92
Lord Chancellor's Department 1992-97.

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