Stanley Clinton Davis, Baron Clinton-Davis
Clinton Davis was elected as Member of Parliament for Hackney Central at the 1970 general election and held the seat until it was abolished in boundary changes for the 1983 general election. Clinton Davis was a junior minister for Trade during the 1974–1979 Labour government.
Clinton Davis was appointed a European Commissioner in the Delors Commission 1985–88, responsible for the environment, consumer protection and transport. He became a life peer as Baron Clinton-Davis, of Hackney in the London Borough of Hackney in 1990 and was chair of the Refugee Council 1989–97. Following the Labour victory in the 1997 general election, Clinton-Davis once again became a minister at the Department of Trade and Industry.
- Times Guide to the House of Commons, 1979
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs [self-published source][better source needed]
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Stanley Clinton Davis
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|Member of Parliament for Hackney Central
Karl-Heinz Narjes (environment & consumer protection)
Giorgios Contogeorgis (transport)
|European Commissioner for Environment, consumer protection and transport
Carlo Ripa di Meana (environment)
Grigoris Varfis (consumer protection) Karel Van Miert (transport)
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