McAVAN Linda

McAVAN Linda


  • European Parliament, Member
  • Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats in the European Parliament, Member


  • Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, Coordinator
  • Committee on Development, Substitute


  • Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, Vice-president
  • Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America, Substitute


BA (Hons.) Languages, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh (1984). MA (International Relations), Université Libre de Bruxelles (1990). Translator, Agence Europe (1984-1985). Administrator, Confederation of Socialist Parties of the European Community (1985-19
Vice-Chair, Sheffield District Labour Party (1993-1998). Campaign Coordinator, Hillsborough Constituency Labour Party (1992-1993). Member of the Labour Party National Policy Forum (1998; 2003-2004). Member of the Labour Party Organisation Subcommittee (19
Member of the European Parliament (since 1998). In the PSE Group Bureau Member (since 1999); Treasurer (since 2004). Member of the Convention on the Future of Europe (2002-2003).
Coordinator, European Association of Local Authorities of Coal Mining Areas (EUR-ACOM) (1991-1995).
Chair, South Yorkshire Partnership (since 2000). Member of Unison Trade Union.


Brussels Office

Parlement européen, Bât. Altiero Spinelli 13G346. 60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60, B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel


+ 32 2 284 54 38

Strasbourg Office

Parlement européen, Bât. Louise Weiss T07040. 1, avenue du Président Robert Schuman, CS 91024 F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex


+ 33 3 88 17 54 38