|Member of Parliament
1 May 1997 – 6 May 2010
|Preceded by||Bob Dunn|
|Succeeded by||Gareth Johnson|
14 April 1954 |
|Alma mater||King's College London|
He went to the independent Kingston Grammar School and at King's College London, gaining an MSc and Diploma of the RCOG (DRCOG). Stoate was a junior hospital doctor from 1977–81, then a general practitioner in Bexleyheath from 1982, and a GP tutor at Queen Mary's Hospital in Sidcup from 1989. He was a Dartford Borough Councillor from 1990 to 99, Chair of Finance 1995-97.
He was elected MP for Dartford in 1997, having previously contested the seat in 1992 and Old Bexley and Sidcup in 1987. Having won the seat, he was re-elected in 2001 and 2005. He served as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Estelle Morris between 2003 and 2005.
He married Deborah Dunkerley in 1979 in Dartford and they have two sons (born September 1984 and April 1987).
- "MP to quit over second job rules". BBC News Online. 2009-07-28.
- http://www.fabians.org.uk/authors-mainmenu-88/authors/dr-howard-stoate-mp Fabian Society Website
- Dr Howard Stoate official site
- Guardian Unlimited Politics - Ask Aristotle: Howard Stoate MP
- TheyWorkForYou.com - Howard Stoate MP
- BBC Politics page
- Tanning salons in July 2006
- Having to move out of his offices in July 2005
- Warning about obesity in January 2003
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Dartford