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Candidate

  Teddy Taylor
Rochford & Southend East

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married December 12, 1970, Sheila Duncan
2 sons, 1 daughter

Education
The High School of Glasgow
Glasgow University (MA economics and politics 1958)

Non-political career
Commercial editorial staff, "Glasgow Herald" October 1958-April 1959
Industrial relations officer, Clyde Shipbuilders' Association 1959-1964

Electoral history
Contested Glasgow Springburn 1959 general election. Member for Glasgow Cathcart 1964-79, for Southend East from March 15, 1980 By-election-1997, and for Rochford and Southend East since May 1, 1997.

Political career
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Scottish Office 1970-71 (resigned over Government decision to join EC) and 1974.

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