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Jo RICHARDSON (Josephine)

Jo RICHARDSON, British Member of Parliament.

Background

  • RICHARDSON, Jo was born on August 28, 1923. Daughter of the late J.J. Richardson and Mrs. F.R. Richardson.

  • Education

    • Southend-on-Sea High School for Girls. Spoken languages: English, some French and German.

    Career

    • Former Council, Hornsey Borough Council, and Alderman, Borough of Hornsey. Former Councillor, Hammersmith Borough Council. Member. Labour Party National Executive Committee.

      Secretary, Keep Left Group, Bevan Group and Tribune Group. Member, Union for Manufacturing, Science and Finance Trade Union. Vice-President, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

      Member of Parliament for Barking. since 1974. Former Opposition Spokesperson on Women. Chairperson, Labour Party, 1988-1990.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Labour Party

    Religion

    Agnostic.

    Personality

    Interests

    Recreations: cooking, reading. Civil liberties; defence. Equality for women.

    Connections

    • [{"type":"father","name":"the late J.J. Richardson"},{"type":"mother","name":"Mrs. F.R. Richardson"}]
    • father: the late J.J. Richardson
    • mother: Mrs. F.R. Richardson
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    Born August 28, 1923
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