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Rt. Hon. Sir Rhodes BOYSON

Rt. Hon. Sir Rhodes BOYSON, British Member of Parliament. Knighted; Privy Councillor. Director, Blacks Leisure, PLC; Consultant, Arc Int.

Background

  • BOYSON, Rt. Hon. Sir Rhodes was born on May 11, 1925 in Haslingden, United Kingdom. Parents: Alderman William Boyson and Bertha Boyson (née Barnes).

  • Education

    • Haslingden Grammar School. Manchester University. Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Teacher’s Diploma, 1950.

      Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. London School of Economics, Doctor of Philosophy, 1966.

    Career

    • Member of Parliament, since 1974. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education, 1979-1983. Minister of State for Social Security, 1983-1984.

      Deputy Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. 1984-1986; Minister for Local Government, 1986-1987. Headmaster, Lea Bank School, Lancashire, 1955-1961, Robert Montefiore School, London, 1961-1966, Highbury Grove School, London, 1966-1974.

    Works

    • Story of Highbury Grove, 1974. Crisis In Education, 1975. Centre Forward - A Radical Conservative Programme, 1978.

      Many articles and chapters in books.

    Politics

    conservative Party, 1967

    Party affiliation: Conservative Party

    Religion

    Methodist.

    Membership

    • Director, Blacks Leisure, PLC. Consultant, Arc Int.

    Connections

    • Spouse Florette MacFarlane, 1971. Children: Marilyn, Diane.
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    Born March 11, 1925
    Nationality

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