George Foulkes FOULKES OF CUMNOCK

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1942-01-21
Education Keith GS, Haberdashers' Aske's, Univ of Edinburgh
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Recreations boating, supporting Heart of Midlothian FC
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Style The Rt Hon the Lord Foulkes of Cumnock, PC
Career pres: Univ of Edinburgh Students Rep Cncl 1963-64, Scottish Union of Students 1965-67; rector's assessor at Univ of Edinburgh; dir: Enterprise Youth 1968-73, Age Concern Scotland 1973-79; cncllr and bailie Edinburgh City Cncl 1970-75, chm Lothian Region Educn Ctee 1974-79, cncllr Lothian Regnl Cncl 1974-79; chm: Educn Ctee Convention of Scot Local Authorities 1976-79, Scottish Adult Literacy Agency 1977-79; MP (Lab): S Ayrshire 1979-83, Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley 1983-2005; MSP (Lab) Lothians 2007-11; memb Commons Select Ctee on Foreign Affrs 1981-83, jt chm Commons All-Pty Pensioners' Ctee 1983-97; front bench oppn spokesman: Euro and Community Affrs 1983-85, Foreign Affrs 1985-92, Defence 1992-93, Overseas Devpt 1994-97; Parly under-sec of state for international devpt 1997-2001, min of state for Scot 2001-02, memb Intelligence and Security Ctee 2007-10; memb: House of Lords EU Select Ctee 2011-, House of Lords EU Sub Ctee on Social Affrs and Consumer Protection 2011-, Jt Ctee on Nat Security Strategy 2011-; UK delegate to: Parly Assembly of Cncl of Europe, Assembly WEU 2002-05; memb: Exec Cwlth Parly Assoc (UK), Inter Parly Union (GB) 2002-05, Exec Ctee of Socialist Int (SI) 2002-05, Bd Westminster Fndn for Democracy 2007-; dir Cooperative Press Ltd 1990-97, chm John Wheatley Centre 1991-97; treas Parliamentarians for Global Action (International) 1993-97; chm Heart of Midlothian FC 2004-05; pres Caribbean-Britain Business Cncl, pres Caribbean Cncl; William Wilberforce Medal 1998
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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