John Reid

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Person.png John Reid   Powerbase Sourcewatch WebsiteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
John Reid.png
Born8 May 1947
Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
Alma materThe Open University, University of Stirling
Member ofUS/Department/State/International Visitor Leadership Program
PartyLabour Party (UK)

Employment.png Home Secretary Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
5 May 2006 - 27 June 2007
Preceded byCharles Clarke
Succeeded byJacqui Smith

Employment.png Secretary of State for Defence

In office
6 May 2005 - 5 May 2006
Preceded byGeoff Hoon
Succeeded byDes Browne
advised by Josh Arnold-Foster, later of the Institute for Statecraft

Employment.png Secretary of State for Health Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
13 June 2003 - 6 May 2005
Preceded byAlan Milburn

Employment.png Leader of the House of Commons Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
4 April 2003 - 13 June 2003
Preceded byRobin Cook

Employment.png Lord President of the Council

In office
4 April 2003 - 13 June 2003
Succeeded byGareth Williams (politician)

Employment.png Minister without Portfolio Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
24 October 2002 - 4 April 2003
Preceded byCharles Clarke
Also Labour Party Chair

Employment.png Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
25 January 2001 - 24 October 2002
Preceded byPeter Mandelson
Succeeded byPaul Murphy

Employment.png Secretary of State for Scotland Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
17 May 1999 - 25 January 2001

Employment.png UK/Minister of State for Transport

In office
27 July 1998 - 17 May 1999
Succeeded byHelen Liddell

John Reid is a former MP and minister who had a string of appointments before moving through the revolving door.

In 2008 G4S announced that they required his services as a consultant.



An appointment by John Reid

Charles FarrMI6/Director of Security and Public AffairsJuly 2007
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