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Paul Yaw Boateng

(1951-), Labour politician; MP for Brent South

Sitter in 4 portraits
High Commissioner to South Africa (2005-9). Born in Hackney of Ghanaian-Scottish heritage. Educated in Ghana and at Bristol University. Boateng came to prominence in London in the late 1970s as a civil rights lawyer based in Lambeth. He was MP for Brent South from 1987 until 2005. His political career has included roles as Junior Health Minister in (1998-9), Home Office Minister (1998-9), Minister for Young People (2001-2), Financial Secretary to the Treasury (2001-2) and Chief Secretary to the Treasury (2002-5). He was introduced as a member of the House of Lords in 2010.

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Paul Boateng, by Neil Kenlock - NPG x126196

Paul Boateng

by Neil Kenlock
bromide fibre print, 1976
NPG x126196

Paul Boateng, by Donald MacLellan - NPG x88750

Paul Boateng

by Donald MacLellan
toned bromide print, 11 September 1996
NPG x88750

Paul Boateng, by Les Skeates - NPG x87768

Paul Boateng

by Les Skeates
bromide fibre print, 3 April 1998
NPG x87768

Paul Boateng, by Sal Idriss - NPG x125668

Paul Boateng

by Sal Idriss
C-type colour print, 2002
NPG x125668

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