Brian Iddon

Former Labour MP for Bolton South East


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Brian Iddon is a former MP for Bolton South East.

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Former Labour MP for Bolton South East

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Trade and Industry
  • Education and Skills
  • Work and Pensions
  • Consultation
  • Consultation Documents
  • Science Strategy
  • Food Supplements
  • Correspondence

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Commons Science and Technology Committee ( 7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
  • Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee ( 7 Nov 2007 to 18 Apr 2008)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 20 Aug 2008)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)

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Recent appearances

  • Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions 8 Apr 2010

    There are now more than 250 climate change agreements with the chemical industry. Has my right hon. Friend calculated the impact of next year's reduction in the subsidy on the climate change levy from 80 to 65 per cent. in respect of the energy-intensive industries?
  • Business of the House: Dangerous Drugs 7 Apr 2010

    Over the past few weeks, many people have been saying that mephedrone is killing young people, yet the evidence shows that the young people who are using it-I would not advise them to use it at all, frankly-are often using other drugs as well. Until the coroners' reports have been published, we cannot say whether mephedrone killed Fred Bloggs or not. We have to wait for those reports. The...
  • Business of the House: Dangerous Drugs 7 Apr 2010

    Is the hon. Gentleman aware that the UK Drug Policy Commission made a category X proposal some time ago?

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Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

11. Miscellaneous
Fellow of and Parliamentary Adviser (unpaid) to the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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