John Smith

Mr John Smith

Rush ID: 118

Details

Born:
13 September 1938
Died:
12 May 1994
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Solicitor
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Archibald L. Smith
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
118
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332377
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SMITH, John (1938-1994)

Constituencies

  1. Monklands East

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 9 June 1983
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1994*
    Date of exit: 12 May 1994
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: GMB
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Lanarkshire North

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 18 June 1970
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Fife East

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election: Thu 15th Oct 1964
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Fife East

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1961*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Leader of the Opposition 1992-1994

  2. PPS 1974

    March-October 1974; to William Ross, as Secretary of State for Scotland

  3. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1974-1975

    Department of Energy

  4. Minister of State 1975-1976

    Department of Energy

  5. Minister of State 1976-1978

    Privy Council Office

  6. Secretary of State for Trade 1978-1979

Higher education

  1. University of Glasgow

    Degree LL.B, M.A.

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Dunoon Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Bennett, Elizabeth Margaret

    Year: 1967

    Notes: 3 daughters

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

  2. Labour Party leader

    1992-1994

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of General and Municipal Workers member