Life Of Anne McGuire-The British Labour Party Member
Anne McGuire, born on 26th May 1949 is a renowned politician and a member of the British Labour Party. From 1997 to 2015 she served as the Member Of Parliament for Stirling. She also had served as a minister under successive Labor governments. Anne spent most of her early life in Glasgow where she was born. Her schooling was carried out at the city's Our Lady and St Francis Secondary School. After this, she pursued her MA degree in politics and history from the University of Glasgow. Her other academic credentials included teacher training at the Notre Dame College of Education.
In 1971 she worked as a registrar and secretary at the University Court of the University of Glasgow. After that in 1983, she joined community service volunteers first as a teacher and then a field worker. She left CSV in 1993 as its national officer. After CSV she joined Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations as the Deputy Director. In 1997 there was a significant turning point in her career when she was elected to the UK parliament. She was elected to the house of commons after defeating then Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Forsyth. During the tenure, she served as the Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Scotland from November '97 to July '98. In June 2001 she was appointed as the Lord Commissioner to the Treasury. In the subsequent year, we saw her becoming the Parliamentary Under-Secretary at The Scotland Office.
During the period from 2005 till Oct 2008 General Election, she served as the Minister for Disabled People at the Department for Work and Pensions. In addition to her political career, she has a keen interest in cooking and also enjoys walking. Apart from this, she is also known to be a devotee of Scottish Ceilidh Dancing.