Michael Foot

Mr Michael Mackingtosh Foot

Rush ID: 4007

Details

Born:
23 July 1913
Died:
3 March 2010
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4007
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332419
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FOOT, Michael (1913- )

Constituencies

  1. Blaenau Gwent

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 9 June 1983
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1992
    Date of exit: 9 April 1992
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Ebbw Vale

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1960*
    Date of election: 17 November 1960
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Plymouth Devonport

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1955
    Date of exit: 26 May 1955
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Plymouth Devonport

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

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

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: Thu 14th Nov 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary of State for Employment 1974-1976

  2. Leader of the House of Commons 1976-1979

  3. Leader of the Opposition 1980-1983

Higher education

  1. Wadham College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Leighton Park

Marriages

  1. Craigie, Jill

    Year: 1949

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Tribune

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Journalists member