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Rt. Hon. Stanley ORME

member of parliament

Rt. Hon. Stanley ORME, British Member of Parliament. Honorary Doctorate of Science, Salford university, 1987.

Background

ORME, Rt. Hon. Stanley was born on April 5, 1923.

Career

Member, Amalgamated Engineering Union. Councillor, Sale Borough Council, 1958-1964. Member of Parliament for Salford West, 1964-1983, and for Salford East, since 1983.

Minister of State for Northern Ireland, 197476. Minister of State, Department of Health and Social Security, 1976. Minister for Social Security and Cabinet Member, 1976-1979.

Principal Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on Health and Social Security, 80, and on Industry 1980-1983 and Energy, 1983-1987. Chairman, AUEW Parliamentary Group of Labour MPs. Chmn, Parliamentary Labour Party, 1987-1992.

Served Royal Air Force, Warrant Officer and Air Bomber Navigator, 1942-1947.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    American literature; jazz. Opera; supporting Manchester United.

Connections

Spouse Irene Mary Harris.