BBC HOMEPAGE | NEWS | WORLD SERVICE | SPORT | MY BBC help
news vote 2001search vote 2001
 You are in: Vote2001: Candidates
VOTE2001 
Main Issues 
Features 
Crucial Seats 
Key People 
Parties 
Results &  Constituencies 
Candidates 
Opinion Polls 
Online 1000 
Virtual Vote 
Talking Point 
Forum 
AudioVideo 
Programmes 
Voting System 
Local Elections 
Nations 

N Ireland 
Scotland 
Wales 

BBC News

BBC Sport

BBC Weather
Candidate

  Richard Caborn
Sheffield Central
Minister for Trade

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married May 21, 1966, Margaret Hayes
1 son, 1 daughter

Education
Hurlfield Comprehensive School
Granville College
Sheffield Polytechnic (engineering)

Non-political career
Skilled engineer 1964-1979
MEP for Sheffield District 1979-84

Electoral history
Member for Sheffield Central since June, 1983.

Political career
Minister of State: Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (Minister for the Regions, Regeneration and Planning) 1997-99
Department of Trade and Industry (Minister for Trade) 1999-. Spokesman: Opposition Spokesperson on: Trade and Industry 1988-90, with special responsibility for Regional Policy 1990-92
National Competitiveness and Regulation 1995-97.

 A/V CONSOLE
BBC RADIO NEWS
BBC ONE TV NEWS
CANDIDATE SEARCH
Search by name
 
by A-Z (surname)
by UK region
by party
PARTY WEB LINKS



The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

©BBC