Tom Clarke

Former Labour MP for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Penrose Inquiry 26 Mar 2015

    You will recall, Mr Speaker, that on many occasions I have raised the case of John Prior, who is from Moodiesburn in my constituency. He was infected in the ’70s and his files have been lost. To put it bluntly, he is devastated; he says that the report offers him nothing. He regards the £25 million on offer from the Prime Minister as peanuts—not even sufficient for Scotland. The report...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Trade Unions 25 Mar 2015

    Will the right hon. Gentleman take this opportunity to thank those civil servants—mainly trade unionists—who have had to implement Government policies, particularly in the Department for Work and Pensions, such as referring people to food banks? Perhaps against their own judgment, they have had to implement austerity, which has done great damage to the people of this country.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Vulnerable Adults: Protection 25 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether it is his policy that local authorities should be required to provide appropriate support where it is identified through an official safeguarding inquiry that further support is needed to protect a person from the risk of abuse or neglect.

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Former Labour MP for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill

Entered the House of Commons on 24 June 1982 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

Also represented Coatbridge and Chryston; Monklands West; Coatbridge and Airdrie


Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • International Development
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Housing Benefit
  • Remploy
  • Hepatitis
  • Mali
  • Work Programme

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee of Privileges ( 7 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Standards ( 7 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 7 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Administration Committee ( 4 Feb 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Draft Disability Discrimination Bill (Joint Committee) (15 Jan 2004 to 27 May 2004)
  • Minister of State (Department of National Heritage/Department for Culture, Media and Sport) ( 6 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
  • Shadow Cabinet Minister for Disabled People's Rights ( 1 Jul 1995 to 1 May 1997)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development ( 1 Jul 1993 to 22 Jul 1994)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland (10 Apr 1992 to 1 Jul 1993)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (31 Oct 1991 to 16 Mar 1992)
  • Shadow Minister (Disability) (12 Jun 1987 to 9 Apr 1992)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (17 Dec 1982 to 19 Mar 1987)

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Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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