Margaret Wilson

Margaret Anne Wilson DCNZM (born 20 May 1947) is a New Zealand academic and former politician. She was Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives during the Fifth Labour Government of New Zealand. She is a member of the Labour Party.


Margaret Wilson

Wilson in 2008
27th Speaker of the House of Representatives
In office
3 March 2005  8 December 2008
Prime MinisterHelen Clark
Preceded byJonathan Hunt
Succeeded byLockwood Smith
7th Minister of Commerce
In office
21 February 2004  21 December 2004
Prime MinisterHelen Clark
Preceded byLianne Dalziel
Succeeded byPete Hodgson
29th Attorney-General
In office
10 December 1999  28 February 2005
Prime MinisterHelen Clark
Preceded byDoug Graham
Succeeded byMichael Cullen
7th Minister of Labour
In office
10 December 1999  26 February 2004
Prime MinisterHelen Clark
Preceded byMax Bradford
Succeeded byPaul Swain
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Labour Party list
In office
27 November 1999  3 October 2008
26th President of the Labour Party
In office
8 September 1984  9 November 1987
Vice PresidentStu McCaffley
Preceded byJim Anderton
Succeeded byRex Jones
Personal details
Born
Margaret Anne Wilson

(1947-05-20) 20 May 1947 (age 74)
Gisborne, New Zealand
Political partyLabour
ProfessionAcademic