||This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. (April 2010) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)|
|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|
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.
|This article about a Member of the European Parliament from the United Kingdom is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|