Douglas Jay

Mr Douglas Patrick Thomas Jay

Rush ID: 4505

Details

Born:
23 March 1907
Died:
6 March 1996
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Civil servant
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Douglas Jay's son married James Callaghan's daughter
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4505
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5301661
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. JAY, Douglas (1907-1996)

Constituencies

  1. Wandsworth Battersea North

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Battersea North

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1946*
    Date of election: 25 July 1946
    Nature of election: By-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

Ministerial offices

  1. Financial Secretary 1947-1950

    EC

  2. Financial Secretary 1950-1951

  3. President of the Board of Trade 1964-1967

Higher education

  1. New College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Winchester

Marriages

  1. Maxwell Garnett, M.C.

    Notes: div 1972-check ptr name

  2. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1972

    Notes: check ptr name

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Journalists