Charles Gray (Scottish politician)

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Sir Charles Ireland Gray CBE (born 1929) is a Labour Party politician. Having joined the Labour Party at age 16, he has now had 68 years of continuous Labour Party membership.[1] Charles Gray rose to become leader of Strathclyde Regional Council from 1986-1992 and President of the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities.

In November 2013, Charles Gray announced that he planned to vote 'Yes' in the 2014 Scottish independence referendum, and urged all Labour supporters to do the same.[2]

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  1. ^ Yes Scotland glee at Charles Gray backing puts focus on labour movement, accessed 6 November 2013
  2. ^ Labour stalwart declares support for independent Scotland, 4 November 2013