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Candidate

  Kevin McNamara
Hull North

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Nora (Wife) 4 sons 1 daughter

Education
various primary schools
St Mary's Coll., Crosby
Hull Univ. (LLB). Head of Dept of History, St Mary's Grammar Sch., Hull, 1958-64
Lecturer in Law, Hull Coll. of Commerce, 1964-66.

Electoral history
MP (Lab) Kingston-upon-Hull North, January 1966-1974 and since 1997 (Kingston-upon-Hull Central, 1974-83
Hull North, 1983-97)
Opposition spokesman on defence, 1982-83, on defence and disarmament, 1983-85, dep. opposition spokesman on defence, 1985-87, opposition spokesman on Northern Ireland, 1987-94, on Civil Service, 1994-95. Member: Select Cttee on For. Affairs, 1977-82 (former Chm., Overseas Develt Sub-Cttee)
Parly Assembly, NATO, 1984-88
Vice-Chm., Economic Cttee, NATO, 1985-87
former Chairman: Select Cttee on Overseas Develt
PLP NI Gp
Sec., Parly Gp, TGWU. Chm., All Party Irish In Britain Gp
Vice-Chm., British-Irish Inter-Parly Body
Founder Mem., Friends of the Good Friday Agreement. Former Mem., UK Delegn to Council of Europe. Commendatore, Order Al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, 1977.

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