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Derek Roland Clark
|Member of the European Parliament|
for East Midlands
10 June 2004 – 2 July 2014
|Preceded by||Mel Read|
|Succeeded by||Margot Parker|
|Born||10 October 1933|
|Political party||UK Independence Party|
|Alma mater||University of Bristol|
University of Exeter
|Profession||Science teacher (retired)|
Derek Roland Clark (born 10 October 1933 in Bristol) is a British politician, and Member of the European Parliament for the East Midlands. He is a member of the UK Independence Party, first elected in 2004, and subsequently re-elected in 2009.
He stood as a UKIP candidate in the 2010 general election for Northampton South, receiving 1,897 votes (4.9%), which was 50 votes short of retaining his deposit.
In 2011, he was investigated by OLAF, the EU anti-fraud office, and was made to repay £31,800 for wages paid to employees who were working for UKIP and not for his EU Parliament work.
- "European Election 2009: East Midlands". BBC News Online. BBC. 7 June 2009. Retrieved 15 April 2010.
- "UKIP pledges to ban climate change lessons in schools". Index on Censorship. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
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