Glenis Willmott

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(politician)
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BornGlenis Scott
1951-03-04
Horden, County Durham, England
NationalityBritish
Alma materTrent Polytechnic
PartyLabour

Dame Glenis Willmott (born 4 March 1951) is a British politician, leader of the European Parliamentary Labour Party (EPLP) and Labour Member of the European Parliament for the East Midlands.

In September 2016 she was elected Chair of the Labour Party and its National Executive Committee.[1]

Affiliations

Former Affiliations

Record and Controversies

Declaration of Financial Interests

Financial Support Received in Connection with Political Activities:

Financial:
  • £5000 - granted by GMB Yorkshire & North Derbyshire Region, Grove Hall, 60 College Road, Wakefield WF1 3RN
In terms of staff:
  • £7,000 to cover payments to Brussels stagiaire (Aug 2009 onwards) - granted by GMB Midlands & East Coast Region 542 Woodborough Rd Nottingham NG3 5FJ

Further Information:

  • Staff Details
I employ the following staff from my secretarial allowance:
Political Manager (full time)
Parliamentary Researcher (full time)
Parliamentary Assistant (full time)
Constituency Assistant (part time)
Secretary (part time)
I employ my husband Edward Willmott as full time Parliamentary Assistant, who is paid within the £10,000 - £20,000 band.
I employ an accountant, who acts as my paying agent for PAYE, NIC, pension contributions and other deductions for my office staff
  • Together with all EPLP MEPs, I contribute to the salary of an additional staff member who is line managed by the EPLP Secretary General, who also acts as our service provider for this purpose.
  • Car park pass from Birmingham International Airport to the value of £258[2]

Former Declaration of Financial Interests

Financial Support Received in Connection with Political Activities:

Financial:
  • £5,000 to be used for research and campaigns - granted by GMB Yorkshire & North Derbyshire Region
In terms of staff:
  • £7,000 to cover payments to Brussels stagiaire (Aug 2008-April 2009) - granted by GMB Midlands & East Coast Region

Further Information:

  • Car park pass from Birmingham International Airport to the value of £258
  • Two tickets from the Football Association for the 2008 FA cup final.[3]

Record of Parliamentary Votes

Personal Information

Curriculum Vitae

  • HNC in medical science, specialising in clinical chemistry (circa 1974).
  • HNC specialising in haematology (circa 1984). Medical scientist (1969-1987).
  • Parliamentary Assistant to Alan Meale MP for Mansfield (1987-1990).
  • Trade union officer (1990-2006).
  • Regional board member, East Midlands Labour Party (1990-present).
  • Two terms as Chair of Regional Labour Party, most recently 2002-2004.
  • In the GMB Trade Union: political officer (1990-2006); organiser (1992-1995); senior organiser (1995-2006).
  • Secretary, East Midlands Trade Union and Labour Party Liaison Committee (1990-2006).
  • Member of the TUC regional council from 1990-2004.
  • County councillor, Nottinghamshire County Council (1989-1993).

Resources



References

  1. "Elected as Chair of Labour NEC"
  2. European Parliament, Declaration of Members' Financial Interests: Glenis Willmott, 10 September 2009, accessed 15 October 2009.
  3. European Parliament, Declaration of Members' Financial Interests: Glenis Willmott, 09 September 2008, accessed 04 February 2009.