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Allan Ralph ROGERS

member of parliament

Allan Ralph ROGERS, British Member of Parliament.

Background

ROGERS, Allan Ralph was born on October 24, 1932 in Wales. Parents: John Henry Rogers and Madeleine Rogers (née Smith).

Education

University of Wales, Swansea, Bachelor of Science (Hons), geology, 1953-1956. Spoken languages: French.

Career

District councillor, 1965-1971. County councillor. 1969-1979. Chairman, Transport Committee.

Shadow Defence Minister, 1987-1992. Member of European Parliament for South East Wales, 1979-1984. Vice-President, European Parliament, 1979-1982.

Secretary and British Labour Group Whip, 84. Member of Parliament for Rhondda, since 1983. Opposition Spokesman on Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, since 1992.

Geologist; Chairman, Polytechnic of Wales, 1973-1980. District Secretary, WEA, 1970-1979. Tutor organiser, WEA, 1965-1970.

Religion

Baptist.

Membership

Clubs: Geological Society (Fellow). Treorchy Working Mens Club. Penygraig Labour Club.

Connections

Spouse Ceridwen Rogers (née James), 1955. Children: Cerilan, Richard, Alison, Catherine.