Linda McAvan

Linda McAvan OBE (born 2 December 1962) is a British Labour Party politician, who was a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for Yorkshire and the Humber from 1998, when she was first elected in a by-election following the resignation of Norman West. She served until her resignation on 19 April 2019.[1]

Linda McAvan

OBE
McAvan in 2007
Member of the European Parliament
for Yorkshire and the Humber
Yorkshire South (1998–1999)
In office
7 May 1998  18 April 2019
Preceded byNorman West
Succeeded byLucy Harris
Personal details
Born (1962-12-02) 2 December 1962 (age 58)
Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
NationalityBritish
Political partyLabour
Spouse(s)Paul Blomfield MP
Alma materHeriot-Watt University

Before being elected McAvan worked for Barnsley Borough Council and was the European Officer for the Coalfields Community Campaign.