- Glyn Ford
Glyn Ford (born
28 January 1950in Gloucester) is a member of the European Parliamentfor South West Englandfor the Labour Party. He has been a member of the European Parliamentsince 1984, originally for Greater ManchesterEast, then from 1999 as one of the members for South West England.
Before being elected he worked at the
University of Manchesterand was a local councillor in the Greater Manchester borough of Tameside.
Glyn is an expert on Asia, and was heavily involved in the European Parliament's work with China during the Beijing Olympics 2008. In 2008 he published a book, "North Korea on the Brink: Struggle for Survival".
* [http://www.glynford.com/ Official website]
* [http://www.europarl.europa.eu/members/public/geoSearch/view.do?country=GB&partNumber=1&zone=South+West&language=EN&id=1413 Profile at European Parliament website]
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