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Tim Barnett

Published date: 8 Nov 2008
Labour Party
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Barnett, Tim
Barnett, Tim
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Former Parliamentary Roles

  • Associate Spokesperson, Housing: 1996 - 1999
  • Spokesperson, Human Rights: 1996 - 1999
  • Chairperson, Justice and Electoral Committee: 21 December 1999 - 11 August 2005
  • Member, Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee: 27 August 2002 - 11 August 2005
  • Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector: 14 August 2004 - 19 October 2005
  • Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister of Justice on human rights issues: 14 August 2004 - 19 October 2005
  • Senior Government Whip: 1 November 2005 - 3 October 2008
  • Member, Business Committee: 8 November 2005 - 3 October 2008
  • Member, Standing Orders Committee: 15 November 2005 - 3 October 2008

Personal details

  • Born 4 August 1958, Britain

Education/qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) in Economics (Government), London School of Economics, London, 1981

Career

  • Co-organiser, Greenwich Volunteer Bureau, London, UK: 1982 - 1988
  • Chairperson, National Association of Volunteer Bureaux, UK: 1986 - 1988
  • Co-ordinator, National Association of Volunteer Bureaux, UK: 1988 - 1989
  • Executive Director, Stonewall (Lobby) Group: 1989 - 1991
  • Board Member, Wellington Volunteer Centre: 1992 - 1995
  • Board Member, NZ AIDS Foundation: 1992 - 1994
  • Board Member, Canterbury Volunteer Centre: 1992 - 1995
  • Co-ordinator, Christchurch Community Law Centre: 1993 - 1996
  • Member for Christchurch Central: 12 October 1996 - 8 November 2008

Party activities

  • Involved with the UK Labour Party: 1978 - 1991
  • Involved with the NZ Labour Party: 1991 -
  • Councillor, London Borough of Greenwich: 1982 - 1986
  • Councillor, London Borough of Lewisham: 1986 - 1988
  • Representative, Northern South Island Region, NZ Labour Party Council: 1993 - 1995

This is the archived biography page for former Member of Parliament, Tim Barnett.