Katy Clark

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Katy Clark
53 Main Street,
KA25 7BX
United Kingdom
Twitter: @KatyClarkMP
Facebook: KatyAyrshire
Telephone: 01505 684127



Katy Clark was born in Kilwinning on 3rd July 1967. Her early education was completed in Ayr attending both Ayr Grammar Primary School and Kyle Academy. She went on to study Law at the University of Aberdeen, and received her LLB in 1990. She continued with further academic study and gained her Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Edinburgh in 1991.

Katy has been a member of the Labour Party since 1985. She is a member of the GMB trade union. After qualifying as a solicitor Katy worked in private practise until 1998 in Edinburgh and Musselburgh. Following that she became a legal officer with UNISON and worked with them until she was elected as an MP for North Ayrshire and Arran in 2005.

Katy made her maiden speech in Parliament on June 7th 2005 and has campaigned on a wide range of issues since entering Parliament particularly on subjects related to employment rights and closing the pay gap between men and women. She is a member of the Scottish Affairs Select Committee, the Procedure Committee and the European Scrutiny Committee.

The seat of North Ayrshire and Arran was created in the 2005 General Election, and although a new seat it mostly reflects the old constituency of Cunninghame North.