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Barry John SHEERMAN

member of parliament

Barry John SHEERMAN, British Member of Parliament. Fellow, Royal Society of Arts.

Background

SHEERMAN, Barry John was born on August 17, 1940 in Sudbury-on-Thames, Middx., United Kingdom. Parents: Albert William Sheerman and Florence Sheerman (née Pike).

Education

Hampton Grammar School. Kingston Technical College. London School of Economics.

London University; spoken languages: French.

Career

Member of Parliament, since 1979. Front bench spokesperson on home affairs, specializing in questions on police, prisons and crime prevention. Chairman Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety.

Vice-Chairman, Labour Campaign for Criminal Justice. Chairman, International Committee for Andean Aid. Opposition Spokesman on Disabled People's Rights, since 1992.

Chmn./Partner. Coptcch, co-operative technology and development. Chairman, Lunn Enterprises Ltd.

Works

  • Education and Training, A Policy for Labour, 1986. Quality, Community and Commitment - Labour’s Approach to Tourism. 1987.

Religion

Methodist.

Connections

Spouse Pamela Elizabeth Brenchley, 1965. Children: Lucy, Madlin, John, Verity.