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Derek John FATCHETT

Derek John FATCHETT, British Member of Parliament.

Background

  • FATCHETT, Derek John was born on August 22, 1945. Parents: the late Herbert William Fatchett.

  • Education

    • Lincoln School; Birmingham University. London School of Economics.

    Career

    • Contested Bosworth, 1979. Chairman, Parliamentary Labour Party Education Committee, since 1985. Opposition Whip, 1986-1987.

      Deputy Campaign Coordinator, Parliamentary Labour Party, since 1987. Front Bench Spokesman on Education, since 1987, and on Employment Training, since 1988. Member of Parliament for Leeds Central, 1983.

      Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on Trade and Industry, since 1992. Research Assistant, L.S.E. Research Fellow, University College, Cardiff.

      Lecturer. University of Leeds, 1971.

    Works

    • Trade Unions and Politics in the 1980s, 1987. Author of books/articles on industrial relations.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Labour Party

    Personality

    Interests

    Sport, esp. cricket.

    Connections

    • Spouse Anita Bridgens Oakes, 1969. Children: Two s.
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    Born August 22, 1945
    (age 72)
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