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Allan Ralph ROGERS

Allan Ralph ROGERS, British Member of Parliament.

Background

  • ROGERS, Allan Ralph was born on October 24, 1932 in Wales. Parents: John Henry Rogers and Madeleine Rogers (née Smith).

  • Education

    • University of Wales, Swansea, Bachelor of Science (Hons), geology, 1953-1956. Spoken languages: French.

    Career

    • District councillor, 1965-1971. County councillor. 1969-1979. Chairman, Transport Committee.

      Shadow Defence Minister, 1987-1992. Member of European Parliament for South East Wales, 1979-1984. Vice-President, European Parliament, 1979-1982.

      Secretary and British Labour Group Whip, 84. Member of Parliament for Rhondda, since 1983. Opposition Spokesman on Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, since 1992.

      Geologist; Chairman, Polytechnic of Wales, 1973-1980. District Secretary, WEA, 1970-1979. Tutor organiser, WEA, 1965-1970.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Labour Party

    Religion

    Baptist.

    Membership

    Clubs: Geological Society (Fellow). Treorchy Working Mens Club. Penygraig Labour Club.

    Connections

    • Spouse Ceridwen Rogers (née James), 1955. Children: Cerilan, Richard, Alison, Catherine.
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