Michael McGowan (politician)

Michael McGowan (born 19 May 1940) is a British journalist and a former Member of the European Parliament, with a special interest in international affairs, European politics, Africa, peace, development, and human rights.[1] He is a Director of Leeds City Credit Union, and a Director of PAFRAS – Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers, and until June 2009 was a National Executive Committee member of the Co-operative Party.

Michael McGowan
Member of the European Parliament
for Leeds
In office
17 June 1984  10 June 1999
Preceded byDerek Enright
Succeeded byConstituency Abolished
Leeds City Councillor
for University Ward
In office
8 June 2001  2004
Preceded byMaggie Giles-Hill
Succeeded byWard abolished
Leeds City Councillor
for Beeston Ward
In office
19801984
Preceded byWard created
Succeeded byJon Trickett
Personal details
Born
Michael McGowan

(1940-05-19) 19 May 1940 (age 82)
Birkenshaw, West Yorkshire
NationalityBritish
Political partyLabour
SpouseMargarita
Children3
Alma materLeicester University
OccupationJournalist

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