- Andrew Miller (politician)
name = Andrew Miller
constituency_MP = Ellesmere Port and Neston
majority = 6,486 (15.4%)
term_start = 9 April 1992
birth_date = Birth date and age|1949|03|23|df=yes
Isleworth, Middlesex, England
nationality = British
party = Labour
University of Portsmouth
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.
Isleworth, Middlesex, Miller was educated in Maltabefore attending the Hayling IslandSecondary School (now known as [http://www.hayling.hants.sch.uk Hayling College] ) on "Church Road", Hampshireand 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 Economicswhere 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.
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 Woodcockretiring 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 Directiveand known officially as the Temporary and Agency Workers (Equal Treatment) Bill 2008to give temporary and agency workers the same rights as direct workers. [http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2007-08/temporaryandagencyworkersequaltreatment.html]
He is married to Frances, with two sons and a daughter.
* [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]
* [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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