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Neil Kinnock (1942-), Politician; Vice-President of the European Commission

Neil Gordon Kinnock

Sitter in 7 portraits
Born and educated in Wales, Neil Kinnock entered Parliament in 1970. In 1978 he was elected to the Labour Party National Executive and was Chief Opposition Spokesperson on Education from 1979 until 1983. Leader of the Labour Party from 1983 until 1992. In 1995 he was appointed Member of the European Commission responsible for Transport and was Vice President of the European Commission from 1999 until 2004. He entered the House of Lords as Baron Kinnock of Bedwellty in 2005.

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The House of Commons, 24 July 1986

by Christopher John ('Chris') Orr
aquatint and etching, 1986
NPG 6834


Neil Kinnock

by Nick Sinclair
bromide print, 1992
NPG P563(24)


Neil Kinnock; Glenys Kinnock

by Andrew Tift
acrylic on canvas, 2001
NPG 6583


Neil Kinnock

by Steve Pyke
bromide print, 1987
NPG x30438


Neil Kinnock

by Jeff Overs
resin print, January 1994
NPG x76178


Neil Kinnock

by Nicholas Posner
bromide print, July 1985
NPG x27666


Neil Kinnock

by Floyd Humphrey
bromide print, June 1994
NPG x75744