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Christine Oddy MEP
[Independent Labour]

MEP for Coventry and Warwickshire North

CONSTITUENCY

Covers Coventry, Solihull, North Warwickshire, Nuneaton, Bedworth and parts of Rugby Borough

[Westminster constituencies of Coventry North East, Coventry North West, Coventry South, Meriden, Nuneaton, Solihull, Warwickshire North]

ELECTION RESULT JUNE 1994

  [LABOUR HOLD - 43,901 MAJORITY; TURNOUT 32.54%]

Ms Christine Oddy LABOUR 89,500
Ms Josephine Crabb CONSERVATIVE 45,599
Geoff Sewards LIBERAL DEMOCRAT 17,453
Robert Meacham FREE TRADE 9,432
Paul Baptie GREEN 4,360
Robert Wheway LIBERAL 2,885
Russell France NATURAL LAW 1,096

BIOGRAPHY

MEP for Midlands Central 1989-94 and  for Coventry and North Warwickshire from June 1994.

Born in Coventry on 20 September 1955 and attended Gosford Green, Ravensdale and Stoke Park Schools. Graduated in law from London University, was awarded a Belgian Government Scholarship and gained a Masters Degree in European Law at Brussels University.  Also has an MSc in Economics from Birkbeck College. Trained at the European Commission as a stagiaire. A qualified solicitor, Christine lectured in law at City of London Polytechnic (now London Guildhall University).

Labour Group spokesperson for Legal Affairs, also member of Social Affairs and Women's Rights Committees and Central America Delegation. Rapporteur for European Company Statute and Worker Participation Directive, Intellectual Property Directive and Draftsperson on Pension Law Directive.   Corapporteur on a petition to the European Parliament concerning greater rights for the old and sick in hospitals. Leader of Human Rights Delegation to Sri Lanka.   Treasurer for the European Parliamentary Labour Party (EPLP) and Secretary to the EPLP's Working Group Against Racism.  Convenor of the West Midlands Group of Labour MEPs.

Member of MSF and the TGWU.   Associate Fellow of Department of Sociology at University of Warwick, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs. Member of the Haldane Society.  Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Discrimination and the Law.  Honorary Fellow of Professional Business and Technical Management.

Languages: French, Spanish, German.

Interests: employment and trade union law, EC and comparative law, rights for disabled and older people, pensions, economics, Sri Lanka. Others interests: wine tasting, art, travel, theatre and cinema.

SURGERIES

Surgeries are held throughout the constituency and advertised in the local press. Alternatively contact the Coventry office for details.

CONTACT

3 Copthall House
Station Square
Coventry  CV1 2FZ

Phone  01203 552328   Fax  01203 551424
Email  christineoddymep@compuserve.com

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