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Rt. Hon. Sir Rhodes BOYSON Edit Profile

member of parliament

Rt. Hon. Sir Rhodes BOYSON, British Member of Parliament. Knighted; Privy Councillor. Director, Blacks Leisure, PLC; Consultant, Arc Int.

Background

BOYSON, Rt. Hon. Sir Rhodes was born on May 11, 1925 in Haslingden, United Kingdom. Parents: Alderman William Boyson and Bertha Boyson (née Barnes).

Education

Haslingden Grammar School. Manchester University. Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Teacher’s Diploma, 1950.

Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. London School of Economics, Doctor of Philosophy, 1966.

Career

Member of Parliament, since 1974. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education, 1979-1983. Minister of State for Social Security, 1983-1984.

Deputy Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. 1984-1986; Minister for Local Government, 1986-1987. Headmaster, Lea Bank School, Lancashire, 1955-1961, Robert Montefiore School, London, 1961-1966, Highbury Grove School, London, 1966-1974.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Story of Highbury Grove, 1974. Crisis In Education, 1975. Centre Forward - A Radical Conservative Programme, 1978.

      Many articles and chapters in books.

Religion

Methodist.

Politics

conservative Party, 1967

Membership

  • Director, Blacks Leisure, PLC. Consultant, Arc Int.

Connections

Spouse Florette MacFarlane, 1971. Children: Marilyn, Diane.