Tom Perry (politician)

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Tom Perry
MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey
multiple member district
In office
1989–1991
Serving with Darlene Marzari
Preceded by Kim Campbell
Succeeded by Darlene Marzari as single member
MLA for Vancouver-Little Mountain
In office
1991–1996
Preceded by Grace McCarthy and Doug Mowat
Succeeded by Gary Farrell-Collins
Personal details
Political party New Democrat
Residence Vancouver, British Columbia

Tom Perry is a former Canadian politician. He served as an MLA in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1986 to 1996, as a member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party. He qualified as a doctor.[1] Perry was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in a by-election in Vancouver-Point Grey in 1989, after Kim Campbell resigned from the legislature to run in the 1988 federal election.[2] At the time, Vancouver-Point Grey was a multiple-member district, and Perry served alongside Darlene Marzari. In the 1991 election, which was contested under new single-member boundaries, Marzari was the NDP candidate in Vancouver-Point Grey, while Perry stood in Vancouver-Little Mountain, where he was re-elected.[3] He was the minister for advanced education, training and technology from 1991 to 1993.[1] He did not run in the 1996 election, and was succeeded by Gary Farrell-Collins.

He subsequently returned to medicine, teaching clinical pharmacology at Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospital.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "A Modest Proposal: Let's keep the UBC Golf Course as a golf course". Vancouver Sun. Retrieved 29 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "B.C. Votes 2009 - Vancouver-Point Grey". CBC. Retrieved 29 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "British Columbia Votes 2005 - Districts". CBC. Retrieved 29 January 2011.