Shirley Williams

Mrs Shirley Vivien Teresa Brittain Williams

Rush ID: 3019

Details

Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3019
MNIS ID:
740
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333250
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CATLIN, Shirley (1930- ) **
  2. WILLIAMS, Shirley (1930- )

Alternative names

  1. Shirley (Shirley Vivien Teresa Brittain) Catlin (née)

    1930 - 1955

    unmarried surname

Peerages

  1. Baroness Williams of Crosby

    Life

    1993

Constituencies

  1. Crosby

    Party: SDP
    Year of election: 1981*
    Date of election: 26 November 1981
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: SDP
    Notes: None
  2. Hertford and Stevenage

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1979
    Date of exit: 3 May 1979
    Party: Labour
    Notes: None
  3. Hitchin

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election: 15 October 1964
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Labour
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Cambridge

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1987
    Date of election: Thu 11th Jun 1987
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: SDP
    Notes:
  2. Southampton Test

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: Thu 8th Oct 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  3. Harwich

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: Thu 26th May 1955
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  4. Harwich

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1954*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1964-1966

    to Kenneth Robinson, as Minister of Health

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1966-1967

    Ministry of Labour

  3. Minister of State 1967-1969

    Department of Education and Science

  4. Minister of State 1969-1970

    Home Office

  5. Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection 1974-1976

  6. Paymaster-General 1976-1979

  7. Secretary of State for Education and Science 1976-1979