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Derek John FATCHETT

member of parliament

Derek John FATCHETT, British Member of Parliament.

Background

FATCHETT, Derek John was born on August 22, 1945. Parents: the late Herbert William Fatchett.

Education

Lincoln School; Birmingham University. London School of Economics.

Career

Contested Bosworth, 1979. Chairman, Parliamentary Labour Party Education Committee, since 1985. Opposition Whip, 1986-1987.

Deputy Campaign Coordinator, Parliamentary Labour Party, since 1987. Front Bench Spokesman on Education, since 1987, and on Employment Training, since 1988. Member of Parliament for Leeds Central, 1983.

Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on Trade and Industry, since 1992. Research Assistant, L.S.E. Research Fellow, University College, Cardiff.

Lecturer. University of Leeds, 1971.

Works

  • Trade Unions and Politics in the 1980s, 1987. Author of books/articles on industrial relations.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sport, esp. cricket.

Connections

Spouse Anita Bridgens Oakes, 1969. Children: Two s.