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Adam, Gordon Johnston locked

PhD

Born 28 March 1934; s of John Craig Adam and Deborah Armstrong Johnston; m 1973, Sarah Jane Seely; one s

Member (Lab) North East Region, England, European Parliament, Feb. 2000–2004

Education

Leeds Univ. (BSc Hons, PhD)

Career

CEng, MIMMM; FEI. NCB, 1959–79. Mem., Whitley Bay Bor. Council, 1971–74; Mem. 1973–80, and Dep. Leader 1975–80, North Tyneside Metrop. Bor. Council (Chm., 1973–74; Mayor, 1974–75). Mem., Whitley Bay Playhouse Theatre Trust, 1975–2007 (Chm., 1975–80). MEP (Lab) Northumbria, 1979–99; contested (Lab) NE Region, 1999; Vice-Chm., Energy, Res. and Technol. Cttee, EP, 1984–99; Chm., Jt Parly Cttee, EU-Lithuania, 2000–04. Chairman: Northumbria Energy Advice Centre, 1994–; Northern Energy Initiative, 1996–2000; NE Reg. Energy Forum, 2004–06; Member: Northern Econ. Planning Council, 1974–79; Northern Arts Gen. Council, 1975–78; Northern Sinfonia Management Cttee, 1978–80; Bd, Northern Stage Co., 1989–2001; Bd, S Tyneside & Newcastle Groundwork Trust, 2004–10; NE Energy Leadership Council, 2011–. Sen. Advr, Energy Policy Consulting, 2006–08. Contested (Lab): Tynemouth, 1966; Berwick-upon-Tweed, Nov. 1973 (by-election), Feb. 1974 and 1992

Recreations

gardening

Address

The Old Farm House, East House Farm, Killingworth Village, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 6BQ

(0191) 216 0154