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Raymond POWELL

Raymond POWELL, British Member of Parliament.


  • POWELL, Raymond was born on June 19, 1928. Parents: the late Albert Ernest Powell.

  • Education

    • Pentre Grammar School. National Council of Labour Colleges. London School of Economics.


    • Secretary, Ogmore Constituency Labour Party and Agent, 1966-1969. Chairman, Welsh Labour Party, 1977. Chairman, South Wales European Constituency Labour Party, 1978.

      Member of Parliament for Ogmore, since 1979. Member. Commons Select Committee on Employment, since 1980. Member. Select Committee on Welsh Affairs, 1981-1983.

      Honorary Secretary, Welsh Parliamentary Labour Party, 1982-1984. Opposition Whip, 1984. Locomotive fireman, British Railways, 1946-1951.

      Shop Assistant, 1951-1956. Selfemployed 1956-1966. Admin. Officer, PMSB, 1969-1974.

      Senior Admin. Officer, (Morgannwg Div.) Welsh Water Authority, 1974-1979.


    Party affiliation: Labour Party


    Clubs: Industry and Parliament Trust (Fellow). Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.


    • Spouse Marion Grace Evans, 1950. Children: one son, one d.
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    Born June 19, 1928