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Rt. Hon. Roy Sydney George HATTERSLEY

Rt. Hon. Roy Sydney George HATTERSLEY, British Member of Parliament. PC, 1975.


  • HATTERSLEY, Rt. Hon. Roy Sydney George was born on December 28, 1932. Parents: the late Frederick Roy Hattersley.

  • Education

    • Sheffield City Grammar School. Hull University, Bachelor of Science (Econ).


    • Member ASTMS trade union. Councillor, Sheffield City Council, 1957-1965. Member of Parliament for Birmingham Sparkbrook, since 1964.

      Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister of Pensions, 1964-1967. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Employment and Productivity, 1967-1969. Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Labour, 1967-1968.

      Opposition Spokesman on Defence, 1972, and on Education and Science, 197274. Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, 1974-1976. Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection, 1976-1979.

      Principal Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on the Environment, 1979-1980, on Home Affairs, 1980-1983, and on Treasury and Economic Affairs, 198387. Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, since 1983. Former Principal Front Bench Spokesman on Home Affairs.


    Party affiliation: Labour Party



    Watching cricket and football.


    • Spouse Molly Loughran, 1956.
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    Born December 28, 1932