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  Meacher, Michael
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AffiliationLabour  
<-  2009-01-01  
 
NameMichael Meacher
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Oldham West & Royton, , United Kingdom
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Born November 04, 1939
Died Still Living (74 years)
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InfoPolitician and Lecturer. A fixture on the Labour Left for over forty years and an important player in the internal Party conflicts of the 1980s, Meacher was a competent and well-regarded Environment minister during the Blair government, and also held university teaching posts for much of his career.

Member of Parliament for Oldham West 1970-1997, for Oldham West & Royton 1997-present. Under Secretary for Industry 1974-1975, Under Secretary for Health and Social Security 1975-1979, Minister of State for the Environment 1997-2003. Member of the Shadow Cabinet 1983-1997. Unsuccessful candidate for the Leadership of the Labour Party in 2007.


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  05/06/2010 UK Parliament - Oldham West & Royton Won 45.45% (+21.79%)
  05/05/2005 UK Parliament - Oldham West & Royton Won 49.12% (+27.83%)
  06/07/2001 UK Parliament - Oldham West & Royton Won 51.15% (+33.44%)
  07/08/1996 Labour Party Shadow Cabinet Election Won 4.82% (-1.06%)
  10/00/1995 Labour Party Shadow Cabinet Election Won 2.85% (-1.41%)
  07/00/1992 Labour Party Shadow Cabinet Election Won 2.99% (-1.05%)
  00/00/1983 Labour Party - Deputy Leader Lost 15.60% (-68.26%)
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UK Labour Party - Leadership - Jun 23, 2007 LAB John McDonnell
Labour Party Leader - Apr 05, 1976 LAB Michael Foot