Martin O'Neill, Baron O'Neill of Clackmannan
|The Right Honourable
The Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan
|Shadow Secretary of State for Defence|
14 June 1988 – 18 July 1992
|Preceded by||Denzil Davies|
|Succeeded by||David Clark|
|Member of Parliament
Clackmannan and Eastern Stirlingshire (1979-1983)
4 May 1979 – 11 April 2005
|Preceded by||George Reid|
|Succeeded by||Constituency Abolished|
|Born||6 January 1945|
Martin John O'Neill, Baron O'Neill of Clackmannan (born 6 January 1945) is a Scottish politician.
After unsuccessfully contesting Edinburgh North in October 1974, he was a Labour Member of Parliament between 1979 and 2005, representing the Clackmannan and Eastern Stirlingshire, Clackmannan and Ochil seats successively. He was a shadow defence secretary and later was Chairman of the Trade and Industry Select committee.
House of Lords
He is a lifelong follower of Hibernian F.C. and was a director of the club for a few years. He is also a Distinguished Supporter of the British Humanist Association. He was one of the fifty signatories to letter published in the Guardian in 2010,which called for Pope Benedict XVI not to be given a state visit to the UK, and accused the Catholic Church of increasing the spread of Aids and promoting segregated education.
- Tempest, Matthew; agencies (13 May 2005). "Labour becomes biggest party in Lords". guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 25 May 2009.
- The London Gazette: . 17 June 2005. Retrieved 25 May 2009.
- "Heriot-Watt University Honorary Graduates, November 2011". Heriot-Watt University. Retrieved 2016-03-29.
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Clackmannan and Eastern Stirlingshire
|New constituency||Member of Parliament for Clackmannan
|New constituency||Member of Parliament for Ochil