William Anthony Worthington
, known as Tony Worthington
, (born October 11
) is a retired politician in the United Kingdom
. He was Labour Party member of Parliament
for Clydebank and Milngavie
, and was first elected in 1987
. In 1979 he tried to win the Labour nomination for the Strathclyde West seat in the European Parliament
. He is known as a supporter for the recognition of the Republic of Somaliland
He retired from the House of Commons when Parliament was prorogued on April 7, 2005.
He was not replaced as the MP for Clydebank and Milngavie because constituency borders in Scotland were redrawn before the 2005 election. This was to bring the number of MPs per head of population in line with the ratio in England (Scotland had previously been over represented}.