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Imelda Mary READ

Imelda Mary READ, British Member of the European Parliament.

Background

  • READ, Imelda Mary was born on January 8, 1939 in Hillingdon, United Kingdom. Daughter of Robert Alan Hocking and Teresa Mary Hocking (née Breheny).

  • Education

    • Bishopshalt School, Hillingdon, 1950-1957. Nottingham University, Bachelor of Arts Honours, Politics, 1974-1977.

    Career

    • Member, National Executive Council, M.S.F. Union, since 1975. MEP for Leicester, since 1989, Socialist Group.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Labour Party

    Membership

    Clubs: Child Poverty Action Group.

    Personality

    Interests

    Recreations: bee-keeping. Women’s rights, trade union matters.

    Connections

    • [{"type":"father","name":"Robert Alan Hocking"},{"type":"mother","name":"Teresa Mary Hocking (née Breheny)"}]
    • father: Robert Alan Hocking
    • mother: Teresa Mary Hocking (née Breheny)
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    Born January 8, 1939
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