, , United Kingdom
|| January 15, 1943
|Last Modifed||Juan Croniqueur|
Nov 26, 2015 11:43pm
|Info||Leader of the House of Commons |
Married 1979, Lionel
Education: Notre Dame High School, Manchester and Norwich
Manchester College of Science and TechnologyJohn Dalton Polytechnic.
Student apprentice in metallurgy, AEI Manchester 1961-66
Experimental officer, Department of Metallurgy, Manchester University 1966-70
Industrial policy researcher, Labour Party 1970-74
Principal researcher, Granada Television 1979-83
Political adviser, Ministry of Overseas Development 1974.
Contested Lincoln February 1974 general election. Member for Lincoln October 1974-79, and for Derby South since June 1983.
PPS to Judith Hart as Minister of Overseas Development 1974-75
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Education and Science 1976-79
Shadow Minister, Social Security 1984-89
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1989-92
Shadow Leader, House of Commons and Campaign Co-ordinator 1992-94
Deputy Leader, Labour Party and Opposition 1992-94
Leader of Opposition May-July 1994
Shadow Secretary of State for Health 1994-95
Shadow President of the Board of Trade 1995-97
President of the Board of Trade and Secretary of State for Trade and Industry 1997-98
President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons 1998-.