Mr Tony Worthington

Former Labour MP for Clydebank and Milngavie

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Recent appearances

  • The UK and Africa 24 Mar 2005

    I very much congratulate the Government on their initiative in setting up the Commission for Africa. I also congratulate that body on having produced a quite superb report, and I shall talk about three areas of it. The report is incredibly useful; indeed, I think that it is the best analysis that I have ever seen of the problem. It is presented in a penetrating way and although it is long, it...
  • The UK and Africa 24 Mar 2005

    I agree. Some of those with a scientific background are no longer employed in posts where they can use that background. Something very strange has occurred: agriculture has become very unsexy for DFID, northern development agencies and non-governmental organisations. There has been a decline in investment in agriculture and in the natural sciences. African agriculture is now in crisis, as the...
  • The UK and Africa 24 Mar 2005

    That is absolutely right. The politicians are known as walking wallets. They are seen as opportunities to gain resources. One politician that I talked to last week boasted to me that he had just provided 1,000 scholarships for people to learn IT skills, because that is what the firms wanted. He was aiming to get 5,000 scholarships, which he would personally pay for. Where does that lead in...

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Clydebank and Milngavie

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Expenses

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Development Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Northern Ireland Office (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has voted in 64.93% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.

6. Overseas visits
27 May-2 June 2004, to Syria, with flights provided by the British Syrian Society and hospitality and acommodation provided by the Syrian Government. (Registered 14 June 2004)
2-6 June 2004, to Washington for seminar and Board meeting of Parliamentarians for Global Action, who paid my travel and accommodation costs. (Registered 14 June 2004)
30 November-8 December 2004, to New Zealand, as a national chair of Parliamentarians for Global Action for their Annual Meeting, to discuss issues related to reproductive health, HIV-Aids, the International Criminal Court. Costs paid by Parliamentarians for Global Action. (Registered 30 November 2004)
13-16 January 2005, to Islamabad, Pakistan, to lead conference of parliamentarians on the fight against HIV/AIDs in South Asia. Costs paid by Parliamentarians for Global Action. (Registered 22 December 2004)
3-4 March 2005, to Madrid, to make a speech at a Parliamentary Conference on Reproductive health, poverty and socio demographic vulnerability, sponsored by the Spanish NGO for reproductive health, Salud y Familia. Fee, air fare and overnight accommodation paid for by Salud y Familia. (Registered 7 March 2005)

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