John Roper

Mr John Francis Hodgess Roper

Rush ID: 5611

Details

Born:
10 September 1935
Died:
29 February 2016
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Higher Education teacher
Election occupation:
Co-op official
Parentage:
Reverend F.M. Hodgess Roper
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5611
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1636045
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ROPER, John (1935- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Roper

    Life

    2000

Constituencies

  1. Farnworth

    Party: SDP
    Year of election: 1981*
    Date of election: 2 March 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 Worsley at 1983 General Election
  2. Farnworth

    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 18 June 1970
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1981*
    Date of exit: 2 March 1981
    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: Co-op
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Worsley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: SDP
    Notes:
  2. High Peak

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1978-1979

    to Alan Williams, as Minister of State at Department of Industry

Higher education

  1. Magdalen College

    Graduated

  2. Chicago University

    Graduated

Schools

  1. William Hulme's GS

  2. Reading

Marriages

  1. Edwards, Valerie Hope

    Year: 1959

    Notes: 1 daughter

Relationships

  1. Related by marriage to John Edwards

Parties

  1. Labour Party -1981

  2. Social Democratic Party 1981-

  3. Co-operative Party -1981

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society officer

    Treasurer 1976-

  2. Co-operative movement member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Public Employees member

  2. Association of University Teachers member