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Jo RICHARDSON (Josephine)

member of parliament

Jo RICHARDSON, British Member of Parliament.

Background

RICHARDSON, Jo was born on August 28, 1923. Daughter of the late J.J. Richardson and Mrs. F.R. Richardson.

Education

Southend-on-Sea High School for Girls. Spoken languages: English, some French and German.

Career

Former Council, Hornsey Borough Council, and Alderman, Borough of Hornsey. Former Councillor, Hammersmith Borough Council. Member. Labour Party National Executive Committee.

Secretary, Keep Left Group, Bevan Group and Tribune Group. Member, Union for Manufacturing, Science and Finance Trade Union. Vice-President, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

Member of Parliament for Barking. since 1974. Former Opposition Spokesperson on Women. Chairperson, Labour Party, 1988-1990.

Religion

Agnostic.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Recreations: cooking, reading. Civil liberties; defence. Equality for women.

Connections

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father:
the late J.J. Richardson

mother:
Mrs. F.R. Richardson