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Rt. Hon. Gerald Bernard KAUFMAN Edit Profile

member of parliament

Rt. Hon. Gerald Bernard KAUFMAN, British Member of Parliament. Privy Counsellor, 1978.

Background

KAUFMAN, Rt. Hon. Gerald Bernard was born on June 21, 1930. Parents: Louis Kaufman and Jane Kaufman (née Panteira).

Education

Leeds Grammar School. Queen’s College, Oxford University.

Career

Parliamentary Press Liaison Officer, Labour Party, Prime Minister’s Office, 1965-1970. Member of Parliament, since 1970. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, 1974.

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State in Department of Industry, 1974-1975. Minister of State at Department of Industry, 1975-1979. Opposition Spokesman on Environment, 1980-1983.

Shadow Home Secretary, 1983-1987. Shadow Foreign Secretary, 1987-1992. Member. Labour Party National Executive, 1991-1992.

Assistant General Secretary, Fabian Society, 1954-1955. Political staff, Daily Mirror, 1955-1964. Political Correspondent, New Statesman, 1964-1965.

Religion

Jewish.