- Lindsay Hoyle
name = Lindsay Hoyle
constituency_MP = Chorley
majority = 7,625 (15.4%)
1 May 1997
birth_date = Birth date and age|1957|06|10|df=yes
nationality = British
spouse = Catherine Swindley
party = Labour
Lindsay Harvey Hoyle MP (born
10 June 1957) is an MP in the United Kingdom. He is Labour Member of Parliament(MP) for Chorley, and was first elected in 1997. He is the son of Doug Hoyle (Lord Hoyle of Warrington), a former MP for Warrington North.
He is Chairman of the all Party British
GibraltarGroup in Parliament.
He went to Anderton County Primary School, and the independent
Lord's College, Bolton. He went to Horwich FE College.
He was the first Labour politician to represent Chorley at
Westminsterin 18 years. Previous to Parliament Lindsay Hoyle was a member of Chorley Borough Council; being elected in 1980 at the age of 22, Lindsay was the youngest councillor ever to serve in Chorley and one of the youngest nationwide. Lindsay also held the post of Deputy Leader from 1994 to 1997 and finished his time on the council as Mayor from 1997 to 1998.
Lindsay Hoyle was one of the 1997 Labour intake of MPs winning a majority of 7,625 [cite web|url=http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/guide/seat-profiles/chorley Chorley|title=UK Polling Report - Chorley|publisher=UK Polling Report (Anthony Wells)|accessdate=2008-09-06] . He is a member of the House of Commons Trade and Industry Committee.
Hoyle was captain of the wining team of 'Labour Tossers' who won the 2007 annual
pancake raceon College Green.
He married Catherine Swindley in June 1993 in Chorley. They have two daughters.
* [http://www.lindsayhoyle.com Lindsay Hoyle's Personal Website]
* [http://www.labouronline.org/wibs/166665/home lindsayhoyle.com]
* [http://politics.guardian.co.uk/person/0,9290,-2563,00.html Guardian Unlimited Politics - Ask Aristotle: Lindsay Hoyle MP]
* [http://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/lindsay_hoyle/chorley TheyWorkForYou.com - Lindsay Hoyle MP]
* [http://www.chorleycitizen.co.uk/blogs/lindsayhoyle His blog]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/mpdb/html/145.stm BBC Politics page]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/lancashire/6082948.stm Dogs and fireworks in October 2006]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/lancashire/4479444.stm Saving grizzly bears in November 2005]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/lancashire/4355860.stm Wanting soldiers' uniform to be British made in October 2005]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/lancashire/4133802.stm His mail is stolen in August 2005]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/lancashire/3360051.stm Closing his bank account in December 2003]
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9f9Nx_v0beo YouTube]
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