Ian Stewart (Labour politician)

Infobox MP

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name = Ian Stewart
honorific-suffix = MP
constituency_MP = Eccles
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majority = 12,886 (37.2%)
predecessor = Joan Lestor
successor = Incumbent
term_start = 1 May 1997
term_end =
birth_date = Birth date and age|1950|08|28|df=yes
birth_place = Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
death_date =
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nationality = British
spouse = Merilyn Holding
party = Labour
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children =
residence =
alma_mater = Manchester Metropolitan University
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Ian Stewart (born 28 August 1950, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland) is a politician in England. He has been Labour member of Parliament for Eccles, Greater Manchester, since 1997.

Early life

He went to Calder Street Secondary Modern School (now Auchinraith Primary School) in Blantyre then Alfred Turner Secondary Modern (now the Irlam and Cadishead Community High School) on "Station Road" in Irlam and Stretford Technical College on "Talbot Road" (became North Trafford College then recently became Trafford College) in Stretford from 1966-9. He had previously worked for the TGWU from 1978 as North West Regional Officer having been a chemical plant operator from 1973-8. At Manchester Metropolitan University, he read an MPhil in Management of Change.

Personal life

He married Merilyn Holding in 1968. They have two sons and a daughter.

External links

* [http://politics.guardian.co.uk/person/0,9290,-5005,00.html Guardian Unlimited Politics - Ask Aristotle: Ian Stewart MP]
* [http://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/ian_stewart/eccles TheyWorkForYou.com - Ian Stewart MP]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/mpdb/html/225.stm BBC News - Ian Stewart] profile 10 April, 2006

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