Michael Brown

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Full name: Michael Russell Brown

Area of interest: Politics

Journals/Organisation: The Independent

Email: mrbrown@talktalk.net

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Website: Independent.co / Commentators

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Education: Andrew Cairns Secondary Modern School, Sussex; University of York: Economics and Politics

Career: Barclays Bank: graduate management trainee, 1972/1974; Swinton Conservative College: lecturer and tutor, 1974/1975; part-time research assistant to Michael Marshall MP, 1975/1976; law student, 1976/1977; Parliamentary research assistant to Nicholas Winterton MP, 1976/1979; MP for Brigg and Scunthorpe, 1979/1983; MP for Brigg and Cleethorpes, 1983/1997; The Independent: political sketchwriter, columnist, 1998-

Current position/role: Commentator

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Other roles/Main role: former MP

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Video: Regular appearances as a commentator and newspaper reviewer on British television, particularly on BBC News 24 and Sky News

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Current debate:Independent Live: Britain's Future: a pre-election debate featuring Charles Clarke, Chris Huhne, Michael Brown, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and Steve Richards. Central Hall, Westminster, 3rd February 2010

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Role: Commentator

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Email: m.brown@independent.co.uk

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Website: Independent.co / Commentators

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Day published: Varies

Regularity: Twice-monthly by average

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Articles: 2015

Articles: 2013

Articles: 2010

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Articles: 2008

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