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Hon. Greville Ewan JANNER, British Member of Parliament. Honorary PRD, Haifa University.


JANNER, Hon. Greville Ewan was born on July 11, 1928. Parents: the late Lord Janner and Lady JannerCBE Justice of the Peace.


St. Paul’s School; Trinity Hall, Cambridge, Master of Arts. Harvard Post-Graduate Law School, USA. Spoken languages: French, Spanish, Hebrew, Italian, German, Yiddish, some Russian and Arabic.


President, Cambridge Union. Chmn, Cambridge University Labour Club. International Secretary, National Association of Labour Students, 1952.

Honorary Member, National Unions of Miners. Member of Parliament for Leicester North West, 1970-1974, and for Leicester West, since 1974. Member. Select Committee on Employment.

Vice-chairman, All Party Committee for the release of Soviet Jewry. Chairman, All Party Safety Group. Vice-Chairman. British India Group.

Secretary, All Party War Crimes Group. Chairman, Inter Parliamentary Committee Against Anti-Semitism. Barrister, legal correspondent and author.

Member. National Union of Journalists. Non-Executive Officer, Ladbroke PLC. Chairman, JSB Group.


  • Other Work

    • Over 60 books on law, presentation skills and communication.




Clubs: Insititute of Personnel Management (Fellow). Former President, board of Deputies of British Jews. Commonwealth Jewish Council (Pres).

Honorary Vice President, World Jewish Congress. Association, of Jewish Ex-Servicemen (Vice-Pres.). Association, for Jewish Youth (VicePres.).


  • Other Interests

    Magic circle, swimming, languages. Employment, human rights, foreign affairs.


Spouse Myra Louise Jane Janner (née Sheink), 1955.