Barry Gardiner

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Born 1957-03-10
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Nationality British
Alma mater University of St Andrews
Religion Christian
Children 4
Spouse Caroline Anne Smith
Party Labour

Barry Gardiner (born 10 March 1957, Glasgow) is Labour MP for Brent North. He was made Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in April 2004, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Trade and Industry in May 2005 and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs between May 2006- June 2007.In July 2007 he was appointed by the Prime Minister to be his special representative on forestry.[1] He left his position in September 2008, after having accused Mr Brown of "vacillation, loss of international credibility and timorous political manoeuvres that the public cannot understand".[2]

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  1. Gardiner, Barry, Barry Gardiner Biography, accessed 25 November 2008.
  2. BBC, "Beckett warning to Labour rebels," 15 September 2008, accessed 25 November 2008.
  3. Reynolds Partners, Barry Gardiner, accessed 25 November 2008.


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