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John Laurence GARRETT

John Laurence GARRETT, British Member of Parliament.


  • GARRETT, John Laurence was born on September 8, 1931. Parents: the late Laurence Garrett and the late Rosina Garrett.

  • Education

    • Sir George Monoux School, London. University College, Oxford University. Graduate Business School, University of California.


    • Member of Parliament for Norwich South, 1974-1983, and since 1987. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister for the Civil Service and Minister for Social Security, 1974-1979. Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on Treasury and Economic Affairs, 1979-1980, on Industry, 1980-1983.

      On Energy, 1987-1988, and on Trade and Industry, 1988-1989, Campaign Co-ordinator for Southern England, 1989-1992. Labour Officer, ICI, 195657. Head of Market Research, Rootes Group, 1957-1963.

      Manager and Director, Public Services Department, Inbucon Management Consultants, 1963-1974. Associate Director, Inbucon, 1983-1987.


    • The Management of Government, 1972. Managing the Civil Service, 1980, 1992.


    Party affiliation: Labour Party



    Walking, theatre; industry, economies, environment, civil service, parly, reform.


    • Spouse Wendy Angela Garrett (née Ady), 1959. Children: two d.
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    Born September 8, 1931