Lord Hattersley

Roy Hattersley

Roy Hattersley

Party

Labour

Address as

Lord Hattersley

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Sutton Coldfield 1959 general election. MP (Labour) for Birmingham Sparkbrook 1964-97

Parliamentary career

PPS to Minister of Pensions 1964-67; Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Labour 1967-68; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Employment and Productivity 1968-69; Minister of Defence for Administration 1969-70; Opposition Spokesperson for: Defence 1972, Education and Science 1972-74; Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1974-76; Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection 1976-79; Principal Opposition Frontbench Spokesperson for: the Environment 1979-80, Home Affairs 1980-83; Deputy Leader Labour Party 1983-92; Principal Opposition Spokesperson for: Treasury and Economic Affairs 1983-87, Home Affairs 1987-92

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Sheffield City Council 1957-65

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Hattersley, of Sparkbrook in the County of West Midlands 1997

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

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