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Candidate

  Joyce Quin
Gateshead East & Washington West
Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries & Food

Elected in 2001? Yes
Education
Whitley Bay Grammar School
Newcastle University (BA French 1967)
LSE (MSc international relations 1969)

Non-political career
Lecturer in French, Bath University 1972-76
Tutor and lecturer in French and politics, Durham University 1976-79
MEP for Tyne and Wear 1979-89.

Electoral history
Member for Gateshead East 1987-97, and for Gateshead East and Washington West since May 1, 1997

Political career
Minister of State: Home Office 1997-98
Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1998-99
Minister of State and Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1999-. Spokesman: Opposition Spokesperson on Trade and Industry 1989-92
Opposition Front Bench Spokesperson on: Employment 1992-93
Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1993-97.

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