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Barry John SHEERMAN

Barry John SHEERMAN, British Member of Parliament. Fellow, Royal Society of Arts.

Background

  • SHEERMAN, Barry John was born on August 17, 1940 in Sudbury-on-Thames, Middx., United Kingdom. Parents: Albert William Sheerman and Florence Sheerman (née Pike).

  • Education

    • Hampton Grammar School. Kingston Technical College. London School of Economics.

      London University; spoken languages: French.

    Career

    • Member of Parliament, since 1979. Front bench spokesperson on home affairs, specializing in questions on police, prisons and crime prevention. Chairman Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety.

      Vice-Chairman, Labour Campaign for Criminal Justice. Chairman, International Committee for Andean Aid. Opposition Spokesman on Disabled People's Rights, since 1992.

      Chmn./Partner. Coptcch, co-operative technology and development. Chairman, Lunn Enterprises Ltd.

    Works

    • Education and Training, A Policy for Labour, 1986. Quality, Community and Commitment - Labour’s Approach to Tourism. 1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Labour Party

    Religion

    Methodist.

    Connections

    • Spouse Pamela Elizabeth Brenchley, 1965. Children: Lucy, Madlin, John, Verity.
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    Nationality

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