John Grant

Mr John Douglas Grant

Rush ID: 45

Details

Born:
16 October 1932
Died:
29 September 2000
Birth place:
London, 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:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
45
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6236021
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GRANT, John (1932-2000)

Constituencies

  1. Islington Central

    Party: SDP
    Year of election: 1981*
    Date of election: 16 November 1981
    Nature of election: Change of party
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: SDP
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Defeated contesting Islington North at 1983 General Election.
  2. Islington Central

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1981*
    Date of exit: 16 November 1981
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  3. Islington East

    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: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Carshalton

    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. Islington North

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: Thu 9th Jun 1983
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: SDP
    Notes:
  3. Beckenham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election: Thu 31st Mar 1966
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1977-1979

    Department of Employment

  2. Under-Secretary 1974-1976

    Overseas Development

Schools

  1. Stationers' Company School

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), Patricia

    Year: 1955

    Notes: 2 sons, 1 daughter

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    -1981

  2. Social Democratic Party member

    1981-

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Journalists member

  2. Transport and General Workers Union member