Dr John Marek

Former Labour MP for Wrexham

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  • Orders of the Day — European Parliamentary Elections Bill 10 Nov 1998

    I shall not be sidetracked. Clearly there are issues central to Government policy where the Government will have to say that if we want them to govern, we have to support them. But my contention is that this is not an issue where the Government have to pronounce what they want and how they intend to achieve it and then use the Whips to dragoon their side through the Lobbies. This would have...
  • Orders of the Day — European Parliamentary Elections Bill 10 Nov 1998

    I am reminded that my Conservative opponent joined the Labour party yesterday for other reasons to do with the Conservative party's inability to form an Opposition. I am sorry about that because it ought to form an Opposition on this. I do not wish to be rude, but simply putting one's head in the sand and saying that one is for first past the post or nothing is not the best way of opposing...
  • Orders of the Day — European Parliamentary Elections Bill 10 Nov 1998

    Bear with me for 10 seconds, Mr. Deputy Speaker, because I am talking about open and closed lists. That election had something called party units where members have two or three votes, which was not right. At one end of the spectrum, open lists give electors as much access as possible so that they can distribute their votes between the candidates according to their individual judgment. At...

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Former Labour MP for Wrexham

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 14 May 2001 — General election

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  • Has voted in 21.52% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation. (From Public Whip)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2001.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
6. Overseas visits
26 March-1 April 2000, to Namibia as member of resource team for the Induction Programme for Members of the Third National Assembly of the Republic of Namibia, at the invitation of the National Assembly. (Registered 4 April 2000)
8. Land and Property
I own the constituency offices at 67 Regent St., Wrexham.

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