• David
  • Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament
  • Member
  • United Kingdom Labour Party
  • Date of birth: 26 August 1954, Edinburgh


  • INTA Committee on International Trade
  • DROI Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • DCAR Delegation to the Cariforum — EU Parliamentary Committee
  • DASE Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)


  • AFET Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • DACP Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly

Most recent activities

Commission's answers to written questions

10-01-2017 O-000003/2017
  • RT @ledredman: I have spent a career of 30 yrs exporting from the UK all over the world. Membership of the EU has never been a bar…
    18/01/2017 13:49 - twitter
  • Some things are easier said than done. Also, it is British interests that often provide a hurdle in EU trade deals, e.g. with India.
    18/01/2017 13:36 - twitter
  • Trade truths for Theresa May’s vision of a ‘Global Britain’ https://t.co/uIOL2FzoFw via @FT
    18/01/2017 13:25 - twitter
  • @instituteforgov plus 5. US' reluctance to include financial services in FTAs (see TTIP)
    18/01/2017 12:08 - twitter
  • RT @instituteforgov: Four uncomfortable truths about a UK - US trade deal post #Brexit https://t.co/uJzmzZxslX https://t.co/IL5YdA48DA
    18/01/2017 12:04 - twitter
  • @hawkred7 exactly
    18/01/2017 11:45 - twitter



  • Parlement européen
    Bât. Altiero Spinelli
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel


  • Parlement européen
    Bât. Louise Weiss
    1, avenue du Président Robert Schuman
    CS 91024
    F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Postal address

  • European Parliament
    Rue Wiertz
    Altiero Spinelli 13G157
    1047 Brussels