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member of parliament

Robin CORBETT, British Member of Parliament.

Background

CORBETT, Robin was born on December 22, 1933. Parents: the late Thomas Corbett.

Education

Holly Lodge Grammar School, Staffordshire.

Career

Member. National Union of Journalists Executive Council, 1964-1969. Member of Parliament for Hemel Hempstead, 1974-1979 and for Birmingham Erdington, since 1983. Chairman. Parliamentary Labour Party Home Affairs Group.

1984-1985; member. Select Committee on Home Affairs, 1984-1985. Former West Midlands Labour Whip. Member. Parliamentary Labour Party Campaign Unit, 1984-1985.

Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on Home Affairs, 1984-1992. Front Bench spokesman on broadcasting and the media and National Heritage. Joint Secretary, Parliamentary Anzac Group.

Vice-Chairman, All Party Motor Industry Group. Journalist, communications consultant.

Membership

Clubs: Farm Animal Welfare Co-ordinating Executive (Chmn.). Committee for the Reform of Animal Experiments. Save the Children Fund (Cncl. member).

Vice-chairman, Friends of Cyprus. Industry and Parliament Trust (Fellow).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Collecting bric-a-brac.

Connections

Spouse Val Hudson, 1970. Children: one d.