Roderick MacFarquhar

Mr Roderick Lemond MacFarquhar

Rush ID: 4837

Details

Born:
2 December 1930
Died:
10 February 2019
Birth place:
Lahore, India
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Sir Alexander MacFarquhar
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4837
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1049595
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MACFARQUHAR, Roderick (1930- )

Constituencies

  1. Belper

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1974ยน
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1979
    Date of exit: 3 May 1979
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Meriden

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1968*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Ealing South

    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. PPS 1974-1976

    to David Ennals, as Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

  2. PPS 1976-1978

    to David Ennals, as Secretary of State for Social Services

Higher education

  1. Keble College

    Attended -1953

    Degree BA

    Graduated

  2. Harvard University

    Attended -1955

    Degree MA

    Graduated

  3. London School of Economics and Political Science

    Attended -1981

    Degree PhD

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Fettes College, Edinburgh

Marriages

  1. Cohen, Emily

    Year: 1964

    Notes: 1 son, 1 daughter

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Journalists member