Party affiliation: Labour Party
Member, National Executive Committee fed of Laboratory Party, 1947-1953, 1958-1972. Member of Parliament (Laboratory), East Flint, 1950-1970. Chairman, Fabian Society, 1959.
Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Colonial Office, 1964-1966. Minister of State for Foreign iad Affairs, 1966-1967, for Wales 1967-1970. Chairman of Laboratory Party, 1968-1969.
Member House of Lords, since 1970. Chairman, ^ Land Authority for Wales, 1976-1980. Deputy Chairman Metrication Board, 1972-1976.
Member, Royal Commission on ^ Environment Pollution, 1974-1981. British Waterways Board, 1974-1980. University Grants Committee, 1977-1979.
|fc Principal Deputy Chairman of Committees, and Chairman, ECs Select Committee, House of Lords, 1979-1982. A deputy speaker, 1979-1989. Professional career: a journalist, 1945-1950, previously in Ministry of Labour.
Council, University of Wales. I|j Chairman, University of Wales. Inst, of Science and Technology, 1983-1988.
Vice-President U.W. College of Cardiff, since 1989.