William Bain
William Bain MP is the Chair of the Associate Parliamentary Group for Sudan and South Sudan.

William has served as the Labour Member of Parliament for Glasgow North East since 2009. In October 2011 he was appointed the Shadow Minister for Scotland.

Willie attended St. Roch’s Secondary School and Strathclyde University, graduating with a LLB in 1995. He completed a Diploma in Legal Practice in 1996, and moved into part-time lecturing and research at the University of Strathclyde Law School, working with the Law School’s Centre for Parliamentary and Legislative Studies on research projects on devolution. He completed a LLM by Research in Constitutional Law in 2004. He subsequently became a lecturer in Public law at London South Bank University. He was secretary of the Glasgow North East Constituency Labour Party and its predecessor constituency, Glasgow Springburn, from 1999 to 2009.

Willie is a member of Unite, Progress, the Fabian Society, and Amnesty International.

Entries by William Bain

Sudan and South Sudan: Two Years On

(0) Comments | Posted 9 July 2013 | (15:20)

On the 9 July, the international community will recognise the second anniversary of the world's newest nation, following South Sudan's secession from Sudan in 2011.

Last month, we - as members of the Associate Parliamentary Group for Sudan and South Sudan - took part in a debate in the...

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Ten Years On: Why Darfur Is On Repeat and What Our Leaders Can Do to Stop It

(1) Comments | Posted 28 February 2013 | (08:16)

A decade has passed since the eruption of brutal violence and conflict in Darfur. In these 10 years, 300,000 people died and three million people were displaced from their homes, fleeing horrifying atrocities. Four representatives of the government of Sudan, including president Bashir, were indicted by the International Criminal Court...

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