Glenis has been a Labour MEP for the East Midlands since 2006 and from January 2009 has been Labour’s leader in Europe. In the European Parliament she is a member of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee. Responsibilities of the committee include environmental protection measures, regulating pharmaceutical and cosmetic products, and taking measures to ensure our food is safe and properly labelled.
She is a member of the Labour Party National Executive Committee and also attends shadow cabinet. Glenis is Honorary Vice President of the Local Government Association and Vice President of the Labour Movement for Europe. She is an Honorary Associate of the British Vetinarary association.
Glenis was born in Horden, Co. Durham. She has an HNC in medical science, specialising in Clinical Chemistry (circa 1974); an HNC specialising in Haematology (circa 1984); and worked as a Medical Scientist from 1969-1987.
She was Parliamentary Assistant to Alan Meale, MP for Mansfield 1987-1990, and from 1990-2006 worked as a trade union officer for the GMB Union in the East Midlands. Glenis was a County Councillor on Nottinghamshire County Council (1989-1993). She is married to Ted and lives in Leicestershire.
Delegation for relations with Canada
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (Substitute)
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Glenis Willmott MEP
Harold Wilson House
23 Barratt Lane