Mike Gapes MP was born Michael John Gapes on 04 September 1952 in Wanstead, England and is the Labour (Co-op) MP for Ilford South.
Currently sitting on the
Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (since January 2016),
Foreign Affairs Committee (since July 2015),
Panel of Chairs (since June 2015),
Mike Gapes does not chair at this time.
He has in the past sat on National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (Jan 2010 to May 2010), Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (Mar 2008 to Mar 2015), Foreign Affairs Committee (Jul 2005 to Mar 2015), Liaison Committee (Commons) (Jul 2005 to May 2010), Defence Committee (Oct 2003 to Jul 2005), Defence Committee (Nov 1999 to May 2001), Foreign Affairs Committee (Apr 1992 to Mar 1997).
He has also chaired in the past Foreign Affairs Committee (Jul 2005 to Apr 2010).
Mike Gapes has the following specific interests :
Defence, international affairs, European Union, economic policy, education, mental health