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Rt. Hon. Alan John WILLIAMS

Rt. Hon. Alan John WILLIAMS, British Member of Parliament.

Background

  • WILLIAMS, Rt. Hon. Alan John was born on October 14, 1930. Parents: Emlyn Williams.

  • Education

    • Cardiff High School; Cardiff College of Technology. University College, Oxford University, Bachelor of Science (Econ), Bachelor of Arts.

    Career

    • Member. Association, of Teachers at Technical Insts., affiliated to National Union of Teachers, 1958. Member, Fabian Society and Co-operative Party. National Union of Students Delegate to Soviet Union, 1954.

      Member of Parliament for Swansea West, since 1964. United Kingdom Delegation, Council of Europe and Western European Union, 1966-1967. Member. Public Accounts Committee, 1966-1967.

      Chairman, Welsh Parliamentary Labour Group, 1966-1967. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Postmaster General, 1966-1967. Joint Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Technology, 1969-1970.

      Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, D.E.A., 1967-1969. Chairman, All-Party Backbench Minerals Committee, 1972. Opposition Spokesman on Industry.

      1970-1971, on Higher Education 1971-1972, on Consumer Affairs, 1973-1974. Minister of State, Prices and Consumer Protection, 1974-1976. Minister of State for Industry, 197679.

      Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on Wales, 1979-1980, on Civil Service, 1980-1983, on Industry 1983, and on Industry and Consumer Affairs 1987. Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, Deputy Shadow Leader of the House of Commons and Campaigns Co-ordinator, 1983. JointChmn., AllParty Minerals Committee, 1979.

      Member and sponsored Member of Parliament. Transport Salaried Staff Association. Lecturer in Economics, Welsh College of Advanced Technology.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Labour Party

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf.

    Connections

    • Spouse Patricia Rees, 1967. Children: two son, one d.
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