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Peter Skinner

                   

Peter Skinner (born 1 June 1959 in Oxford) is a Member of the European Parliament for the Labour Party for South East England. Educated at St. Josephs R.C. Secondary Modern School in Orpington, Kent, he attended Bradford University between 1979 and 1982 where he attained a BSc in Economics and Politics. Between 1986 and 87 he undertook a post-graduate course in Industrial Relations and in 1991 completed a post-graduate Diploma in Education. He has been a member of the European Parliament since 1994, when he represented the Kent West constituency before the reforms in European Elections created multi-member constituencies based on British regions in 1999.

In both 1999 and 2004 he was elected as the top candidate on the Labour Party's list, determined in 1999 by the NEC, and in 2004 by a ballot of party members. In 2009, he was re-elected.

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  Early life

Peter Skinner was born in Oxford on 1 June 1959. He attended Bradford University, graduating from there with a BSc in Economics and Politics, and was later a post-graduate student at the Universities of Warwick, Coventry and Greenwich. Skinner has also gained a professional qualifications in Management.[1]

  Professional career

Skinner was a press consultant and latterly a lecturer in Economics and Business at North West Kent College of Technology and University of Greenwich before being elected to the European Parliament.[1]

  Member of the European Parliament

In 1994, Skinner was elected to the European Parliament as the Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for Kent West, a political constituency within England, followed a year later by an appointment to the position of a member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, a position he continues to hold. In 1999, he was elected again to the European Parliament, as an MEP for the South East of England Region.[1] He was re-elected in 2004 and 2009.

Skinner has been the European Parliamentary Labour Party's spokesperson on Financial and Economic Affairs, and he has also been a member of the USA delegation to the Transatlantic Legislators Dialogue since the late 1990s. From November 2007, he has represented the European Parliament in the Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC) meetings, held every six months between the USA and the EU on reducing non-tariff barriers.He has also worked on the Reinsurance Directive and the Transparency Obligations Directive, which covers reporting standards in securities. His current work includes the Solvency 2 insurance legislation and its implementation and was the repsonsble MEP for the regulation creating the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Agency (EIOPA) based in Frankfurt, for which he is the permanent rapporteur. He is also a substitute Member of the Industry, Research and Energy Committee and the temporary Committee on the Financial Crisis. Skinner is active on many campaigns and remains involved with the Animal Welfare Intergroup as well as more directly with Animal Aisa.[1]

Skinner has held positions on the steering committee of the European Parliamentary Financial Services Forum since 2007, for two years as Chair, and since 2009 as Vice-Chair. The forum is a platform "promoting effective dialogue between the financial industry and MEPs and contributing to a greater understanding of financial services issues".[2]

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