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Austin Vernon Mitchell

Austin Vernon Mitchell, New Zealand member of parliament. Opposition spokesman for Trade and Industry, 1987-1989.

Background

  • MITCHELL, Austin Vernon was born on September 19, 1934 in Baildon, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Parents: Richard Vernon Mitchell and Ethel Mary Mitchell (née Butterworth).

  • Education

    • Bingley Grammar; Manchester University, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, 1957. Oxford University, Master of Arts, D.Phil., 1963. Spoken languages: French.

    Career

    • Member of Parliament, since 1977. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister of State for Prices and Consumer Protection, 1977-1979. Opposition Whip, 1980-1985.

      Shadow Spokesman on Trade and Industry, 1987-1989. Laboratory Spokesman on Satellite Television, 198992. Lecturer. Otago University, New Zealand, 1959-1963.

      Senior lecturer in politics, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 196367. Official Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford, 1967-1969. Journalist, Yorkshire Television, 1969-1977.

      Presenter, British Broadcasting Corporation, 1972-1973. Director, Pennine Radio, 1975-1979. Presenter. Sky TV, since 1989.

    Works

    • Farewell my Lords
    • Tony Blair has committed the British Government to reforming the House of Lords.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Labour Party

    Religion

    Church of England.

    Denomination: Church of England

    Membership

    Clubs: National Union of Journalists. General and Municipal Workers Union. Political Studies Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, contemplating exercise.

    Connections

    • Spouse Linda Mary McDougall. Children: Susan, Kiri, Jonathan, Hannah.
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    Born September 19, 1934
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    • 1956
      Manchester University
    • 1957
      Nuffield College
    • 1959 - 1963
      Lecturer, history Otago University
      Dunedin, Florida, United States
    • 1959 - 1963
      lecturer, history Otago University
      Dunedin, Florida, United States
    • 1963 - 1967
      senior, lecturer politics University Canterbury
      Christchurch, New Zealand
    • 1967 - 1969
      fellow, Nuffield College
      Oxford, Mississippi, United States
    • 1969 - 1971
      journalist Yorkshire television Leeds
    • 1972
      journalist Yorkshire television Leeds
    • 1973 - 1977
      presenter Yorkshire television
    • 1977
      member, of parliament Great Grimsby
    • 1989 - 1998
      co-presenter Target
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