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24 September 1999

Jim Fitzpatrick MP appointed PPS to Chief Secretary Alan Milburn

Jim Fitzpatrick MP (Poplar and Canning Town) has been appointed as Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Chief Secretary, Alan Milburn.

Educated at Holyrood Senior Secondary, Glasgow, Mr Fitzpatrick was a firefighter in the London Fire Brigade from 1974 - 97. Elected on 1 May 1997, he has been a member of the London Labour Executive since 1988 and Chairman of the Greater London Labour Party since 1991.

A parent Governor at Eastbury Comprehensive School, his special interests include anti-poverty and regeneration issues.

Born in 1952, Mr Fitzpatrick is married with one son and one daughter.

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