Andrew Miller (politician)


Andrew Miller (politician)

Infobox MP


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name = Andrew Miller
honorific-suffix =MP
constituency_MP = Ellesmere Port and Neston
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majority = 6,486 (15.4%)
predecessor = Mike Woodcock
successor = Incumbent
term_start = 9 April 1992
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birth_date = Birth date and age|1949|03|23|df=yes
birth_place = Isleworth, Middlesex, England
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nationality = British
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party = Labour
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alma_mater = University of Portsmouth
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Andrew Peter Miller (born 23 March 1949) is a politician in the United Kingdom, and is Labour Member of Parliament (MP) for Ellesmere Port and Neston. He was first elected at the 1992 general election.

Early life

Born in Isleworth, Middlesex, Miller was educated in Malta before attending the Hayling Island Secondary School (now known as [http://www.hayling.hants.sch.uk Hayling College] ) on "Church Road", Hampshire and the Highbury Technical College (now known as [http://www.highbury.ac.uk Highbury College] ) on "Dovercourt Road" in Portsmouth. He went on to study at the London School of Economics where he was awarded a diploma in industrial relations in 1977. He worked initially as a laboratory technician at the Department of Geology at Portsmouth Polytechnic from 1967 and from 1977 an official of the MSF trade union.

Parliamentary career

Andrew Miller was first elected to the House of Commons at the 1992 general election when he won Ellesmere Port and Neston for Labour from the Conservatives. The sitting MP, Mike Woodcock retiring that year. In Parliament, Miller has served on numerous select committees and served for four years from 2001 to the ministers at the Department for Trade and Industry.

In 2005, Andrew Miller was confirmed as chairman of the House of Commons Regulatory Reform Committee. He attempted to champion the case of Louise Woodward, a nanny convicted of manslaughter in Newton, Massachusetts.

In December 2007, Andrew Miller introduced a Private Member's Bill, based on the Agency Workers Directive and known officially as the Temporary and Agency Workers (Equal Treatment) Bill 2008 to give temporary and agency workers the same rights as direct workers. [http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2007-08/temporaryandagencyworkersequaltreatment.html]

Personal life

He is married to Frances, with two sons and a daughter.

External links

* [http://www.andrew-miller-mp.co.uk Andrew Miller MP] official site
* [http://politics.guardian.co.uk/person/0,9290,-3631,00.html Guardian Unlimited Politics - Ask Aristotle: Andrew Miller MP]
* [http://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/andrew_miller/ellesmere_port_and_neston TheyWorkForYou.com - Andrew Miller MP]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/mpdb/html/234.stm BBC Politics page]

News items

* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/2581103.stm Silver surfers at Westminster]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/25690.stm Helping Louise Woodward in November 1997]


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