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Brian White (British politician)

Brian Arthur Robert White 5 May 1957 – 5 July 2016 was a British Labour Party politician He was Member of Parliament MP for North East Milton Keynes from the 1997 general election, but lost his seat in 2005


  • 1 Early life
  • 2 Political career
    • 21 Parliament
    • 22 Local government
    • 23 Other
  • 3 Personal life
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links

Early life

He attended the Methodist College Belfast grammar school in Belfast

He worked for HM Customs and Excise in Southend-on-Sea on the design of the VAT accounting system, then became an IT consultant, working in the USA, Finland and Canada, and for Abbey National until 1997

Political career


White was first elected to Parliament when Labour returned to power at the 1997 general election with a 240-vote majority, when he overturned the Conservative Peter Butler's majority of 14,000 obtained at the previous election

He was returned at the 2001 election with a slightly increased majority of 1,829, but at the 2005 election he lost his seat to the Conservative candidate Mark Lancaster whose 1,665 majority represented a 36% swing

Local government

Before his election to Parliament in 1997, White had been Deputy Leader of Milton Keynes Council and the Secretary of the Local Government Association Labour Group He had joined the local council in 1987, but resigned to take his seat in Parliament

In the local elections of May 2007, he was elected to Milton Keynes Council as a member for Stantonbury He was re-elected in May 2011 and May 2014 He served as Mayor of Milton Keynes for a year from May 2013


He was a past Chair of the National Energy Foundation, Chair of United Sustainable Energy Agency and was on the Board of the Renewable Fuels Agency

Personal life

He married Leena Lindholm on 4 July 1984 in Finland He had two stepsons

In late June 2016, White was diagnosed with an incurable cancer of the oesophagus which had metastasized He died in Milton Keynes hospital on 5 July 2016 He was 59


  1. ^ Langdon, Julia "Brian White obituary" The Guardian Retrieved 31 July 2016 
  2. ^ "Milton Keynes North East" Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources Retrieved 2009-10-25 
  3. ^ "1992 General Election Results" Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources Retrieved 2007-09-18 
  4. ^ "Milton Keynes North East" Guardian Unlimited Politics London Archived from the original on March 1, 2006 Retrieved 2007-09-18 
  5. ^ Member Details: Councillor Brian WHITE Archived March 21, 2009, at the Wayback Machine Milton Keynes Council
  6. ^ ‘People’s councillor’ Brian White dies at the age of 59

External links

  • Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Brian White
  • His website
  • TheyWorkForYoucom - Brian White
  • Stantonbury Ward - MK Council
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Peter Butler
Member of Parliament for North East Milton Keynes
Succeeded by
Mark Lancaster

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