John Howarth MEP
South East Labour Member of European Parliament
John Howarth is MEP for South East England. He is a full member on the Parliament’s Budget Committee. Born into a mining family on Tyneside, John attended the local comprehensive school and became the first of the family to go to University.
He spent 11 years as a Councillor serving on Berkshire County Council, Reading Borough Council and the South East England Regional Assembly. As a Member of the South East Regional Assembly and the Government’s Regional Transport Board, John won support for benefitting Brighton, Portsmouth and the A3 corridor.