|Member of Parliament
for Hamilton South
5 August 1999 – 11 April 2005
|Preceded by||George Robertson|
|Succeeded by||Constituency abolished|
|Born||18 August 1940|
William "Bill" Tynan (born 18 August 1940) is a politician in the United Kingdom. He was Labour Party member of Parliament (MP) for Hamilton South from 1999 to 2005, when he won the Hamilton South by-election to replace the ennobled George Robertson.
The son of James and Mary Tynan, he attended St Mungo's Academy, a Roman Catholic (then a grammar school) school in Glasgow. At Stow College on Shamrock Street in Glasgow he studied Mechanical Engineering. He was a Press Toolmaker for twenty seven years.
For the 2005 general election, his seat was abolished as part of the reduction in the total number of Scottish seats was reduced. He did not choose to contest any other local seats.
He was a Member of European Scrutiny Committee, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, Vice Convener of the Friends of Scottish Racing Parliamentary Group and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy. He was successful in bringing a Private Member's Bill on fireworks to Parliament, which was subsequently enacted as the Fireworks Act 2003.
His interests include international development, energy, social justice. He enjoys playing golf and watching football. Bill Tynan married Elizabeth Mathieson on 11 July 1964 and they have three daughters, six grandchildren and live in Hamilton.
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Hamilton South