Stanley Clinton Davis, Baron Clinton-Davis

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Stanley Clinton Davis, Baron Clinton-Davis, PC (born 6 December 1928) is a British politician belonging to the Labour Party.

Clinton Davis was educated at Hackney Downs School, the Mercers' School, and at King's College London where he graduated in Law in 1950. He later became a solicitor.

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.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Herbert Butler
Member of Parliament for Hackney Central
19701983
constituency abolished
Political offices
Preceded by
Karl-Heinz Narjes (environment & consumer protection)
Giorgios Contogeorgis (transport)
European Commissioner for Environment, consumer protection and transport
1985–1988
Succeeded by
Carlo Ripa di Meana (environment)
Grigoris Varfis (consumer protection) Karel Van Miert (transport)