Tom Perry (politician)

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Tom Perry
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Vancouver-Little Mountain
In office
October 17, 1991 – May 28, 1996
Preceded by Grace McCarthy
Doug Mowat
Succeeded by Gary Farrell-Collins
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Vancouver-Point Grey
In office
March 15, 1989 – October 17, 1991
Serving with Darlene Marzari
Preceded by Kim Campbell
Succeeded by Darlene Marzari
Personal details
Born 1950/1951 (age 67–68)[1]
Political party New Democrat
Residence Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Tom Perry is a former Canadian politician. He served as an MLA in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1986 to 1996, as a member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party. He qualified as a doctor.[2] Perry was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in a by-election in Vancouver-Point Grey in 1989, after Kim Campbell resigned from the legislature to run in the 1988 federal election.[3] At the time, Vancouver-Point Grey was a multiple-member district, and Perry served alongside Darlene Marzari. In the 1991 election, which was contested under new single-member boundaries, Marzari was the NDP candidate in Vancouver-Point Grey, while Perry stood in Vancouver-Little Mountain, where he was re-elected.[4] He was the minister for advanced education, training and technology from 1991 to 1993.[2] He did not run in the 1996 election, and was succeeded by Gary Farrell-Collins.

He subsequently returned to medicine, teaching clinical pharmacology at Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospital.[2]