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'''Mark Meredith''' (born 1965) is a businessman and politician and former mayor of [[Stoke-on-Trent]].
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[[File:Mark Meredith.jpg|thumb|Mark Meredith]]'''Mark Meredith''' (born 1965) is a businessman and politician and former mayor of [[Stoke-on-Trent]].
  
He was born in the Shelton suburb of Stoke-on-Trent, and joined the [[Labour Party]] in 1982. In 2005 he was elected as the second directly elected mayor of [[Stoke-on-Trent]], defeating the previous mayor [[Mike Wolfe]]. In 2008, following a local referendum, the position of elected mayor was abolished.
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He was born in the Shelton suburb of Stoke-on-Trent, and joined the [[Labour Party]] in 1982. In 2005 he was elected as the second directly elected mayor of [[Stoke-on-Trent]], defeating the previous mayor [[Mike Wolfe]].
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He was listed number 48 in the ''[[Pink News]]'' list of [[50 most powerful 2007|50 most powerful LGBT people in British politics]].
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In 2008, following a local referendum, the position of elected mayor was abolished.
  
 
In 2009 he was arrested on suspicion of corruption, but no charges were brought. He was subsequently elected as a councillor.
 
In 2009 he was arrested on suspicion of corruption, but no charges were brought. He was subsequently elected as a councillor.
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Revision as of 14:09, 30 April 2016

Mark Meredith
Mark Meredith (born 1965) is a businessman and politician and former mayor of Stoke-on-Trent.

He was born in the Shelton suburb of Stoke-on-Trent, and joined the Labour Party in 1982. In 2005 he was elected as the second directly elected mayor of Stoke-on-Trent, defeating the previous mayor Mike Wolfe.

He was listed number 48 in the Pink News list of 50 most powerful LGBT people in British politics.

In 2008, following a local referendum, the position of elected mayor was abolished.

In 2009 he was arrested on suspicion of corruption, but no charges were brought. He was subsequently elected as a councillor.

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