Michael Meacher

Mr Michael Hugh Meacher

Rush ID: 501

Details

Born:
4 November 1939
Died:
21 October 2015
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Higher Education teacher
Election occupation:
Higher Education teacher
Parentage:
George H. Meacher
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Minister of State
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
501
MNIS ID:
454
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q583993
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MEACHER, Michael (1939- )

Constituencies

  1. Oldham West and Royton

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1997
    Date of election: 1 May 1997
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 2015
    Date of exit: 21 October 2015
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Oldham West

    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: 1997
    Date of exit: 1 May 1997
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: COHSE
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Oldham West

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

    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 of State 1974-1975

    Department of Industry

  2. Under-Secretary of State 1975-1976

    Department of Health and Social Security

  3. Under-Secretary of State 1976-1979

    Department of Trade

  4. Minister of State 1997-

    Department of the Environment, Local Government and the Regions; Minister for the Environment

Higher education

  1. New College

    Graduated

  2. London School of Economics and Political Science

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Berkhamstead School

Marriages

  1. Reid, Molly Christine

    Year: 1962

    Notes: 4 children

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

Trade unions

  1. Association of Scientific, Technical & Managerial Staffs member

  2. Confederation of Health Service Employees member