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Joan LESTOR

Joan LESTOR, British Member of Parliament.

Background

  • LESTOR, Joan was born on November 13, 1931. Daughter of the late Charles Lestor and Etty Lestor.

  • Education

    • Teacher Training College. London University.

    Career

    • Member of Parliament for Eton and Slough, 1966-1983, and for Eccles, since 1987. Parliamentary Under Secretary, Dept, of Education and Science, 1969-1970. Under Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1974-1975.

      Under Secretary of State, Dept, of Education and Science, 1975-1976. Member. Labour Party National Executive Committee, 1968. Labour Party Chairman, 1977-1978.

      Head, Lambeth London Borough Council Police Unit, 1984-1985. Director, Trade Unions Child Care Project, 1986-1987. Opposition Spokesperson for Development and Co-operation, since 1988.

      Professional career: Teacher, 1952-1959. Ran kindergarten, 1959-1968. Chairman, Defence for Children International, United Kingdom Branch.

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    Party affiliation: Labour Party

    Personality

    Interests

    Recreations: playing with children. Studying animals; theatre. Education; employment.

    Foreign affairs; race relations.

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    • [{"type":"father","name":"the late Charles Lestor"},{"type":"mother","name":"Etty Lestor"}]
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