Michael Irvine

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Michael Irvine
Member of Parliament
for Ipswich
In office
11 June 1987 – 9 April 1992
Preceded by Ken Weetch
Succeeded by Jamie Cann
Majority 874 (1.7%)
Personal details
Born Michael Irvine
(1939-10-21) 21 October 1939 (age 78)
Nationality United Kingdom
Political party Conservative

Michael Fraser Irvine (born 21 October 1939)[1] is a former British Conservative Party politician.

Political career[edit]

He stood for Bishop Auckland at the 1979 General Election, but was defeated by Labour's Derek Foster.

Against the national trend, Irvine was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Ipswich in 1987 General Election, unseating the Labour incumbent Kenneth Weetch. In 1992 General Election, however, Irvine lost the seat back to Labour's Jamie Cann.


He is the son of Labour (MP) Sir Arthur Irvine, QC, who was Solicitor General.


  1. ^ "Historical list of MPs: constituencies beginning with "I"". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  • Times Guide to the House of Commons 1992

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Ken Weetch
Member of Parliament for Ipswich
Succeeded by
Jamie Cann