Gerald Kaufman

Mr Gerald Bernard Kaufman

Rush ID: 402

Details

Born:
21 June 1930
Died:
26 February 2017
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Journalist/Parl Press Liaison officer
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 2004
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
402
MNIS ID:
451
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q750345
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. KAUFMAN, Gerald (1930- )

Constituencies

  1. Manchester Gorton

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 9 June 1983
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 2017
    Date of exit: c. 2017
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Manchester Ardwick

    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: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Gillingham

    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. Bromley

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

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1974-1975

    Environment

  2. Under-Secretary 1975-

    Industry

  3. Minister of State 1975-1979

    Industry

  4. Father of the House of Commons 2015-2017

Higher education

  1. Queens College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Leeds Grammar

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Journalists member

  2. General Municipal and Boilermakers Amalgamated Trade Union sponsored by

    1983