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John Laurence GARRETT

member of parliament

John Laurence GARRETT, British Member of Parliament.


GARRETT, John Laurence was born on September 8, 1931. Parents: the late Laurence Garrett and the late Rosina Garrett.


Sir George Monoux School, London. University College, Oxford University. Graduate Business School, University of California.


Member of Parliament for Norwich South, 1974-1983, and since 1987. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister for the Civil Service and Minister for Social Security, 1974-1979. Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on Treasury and Economic Affairs, 1979-1980, on Industry, 1980-1983.

On Energy, 1987-1988, and on Trade and Industry, 1988-1989, Campaign Co-ordinator for Southern England, 1989-1992. Labour Officer, ICI, 195657. Head of Market Research, Rootes Group, 1957-1963.

Manager and Director, Public Services Department, Inbucon Management Consultants, 1963-1974. Associate Director, Inbucon, 1983-1987.


  • Other Interests

    Walking, theatre; industry, economies, environment, civil service, parly, reform.


Spouse Wendy Angela Garrett (née Ady), 1959. Children: two d.