Alfred Robens

Mr Alfred Robens

Rush ID: 5589

Details

Born:
18 December 1910
Died:
27 June 1999
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Trade Union official
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
George Robens
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5589
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333916
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ROBENS, Alfred (1910-1999)

Peerages

  1. Baron Robens of Woldingham

    Life

    1961

Constituencies

  1. Blyth

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1960*
    Date of exit: c. 1960*
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: USDAW
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit October 1960; resigned on appointment as Deputy Chairman of National Coal Board.
  2. Wansbeck

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: NUDAW
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1946

    to Alfred Barners, as Minister of Transport

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1947-1951

    Ministry of Fuel and Power

  3. Minister of Labour 1951

    April-October 1951.

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

    Notes: in Manchester

  2. (School name unknown)

    Notes: in Manchester

Marriages

  1. Powell, Eva

    Year: 1936

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Local governments

  1. Manchester City Council

    member

    1941-1945

Trade unions

  1. Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers member

  2. National Union of Distributive and Allied Workers member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club