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Robin CORBETT

Robin CORBETT, British Member of Parliament.

Background

  • CORBETT, Robin was born on December 22, 1933. Parents: the late Thomas Corbett.

  • Education

    • Holly Lodge Grammar School, Staffordshire.

    Career

    • Member. National Union of Journalists Executive Council, 1964-1969. Member of Parliament for Hemel Hempstead, 1974-1979 and for Birmingham Erdington, since 1983. Chairman. Parliamentary Labour Party Home Affairs Group.

      1984-1985; member. Select Committee on Home Affairs, 1984-1985. Former West Midlands Labour Whip. Member. Parliamentary Labour Party Campaign Unit, 1984-1985.

      Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on Home Affairs, 1984-1992. Front Bench spokesman on broadcasting and the media and National Heritage. Joint Secretary, Parliamentary Anzac Group.

      Vice-Chairman, All Party Motor Industry Group. Journalist, communications consultant.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Labour Party

    Membership

    Clubs: Farm Animal Welfare Co-ordinating Executive (Chmn.). Committee for the Reform of Animal Experiments. Save the Children Fund (Cncl. member).

    Vice-chairman, Friends of Cyprus. Industry and Parliament Trust (Fellow).

    Personality

    Interests

    Collecting bric-a-brac.

    Connections

    • Spouse Val Hudson, 1970. Children: one d.
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    Born December 22, 1933
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