Ken Purchase

Mr Kenneth Purchase

Rush ID: 564

Details

Born:
8 January 1939
Died:
28 August 2016
Birth place:
Wolverhampton, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Toolmaker
Election occupation:
Business consultant
Parentage:
Albert Purchase and his wife Rebecca
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
N/A

References

Rush ID:
564
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6388328
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. PURCHASE, Ken (1939- )

Constituencies

  1. Wolverhampton North East

    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
    Year of election: 1992
    Date of election: 9 April 1992
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 2010
    Date of exit: 12 April 2010
    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Wolverhampton North East

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1987
    Date of election: 1987-06-11 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 2001-2003

    to Robin Cook, as Leader of the House of Commons

  2. PPS 1997-2001

    to Robin Cook, as Foreign Secretary

Higher education

  1. Wolverhampton Polytechnic

    Attended -1981

    Degree BA Social Science

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Springfield Secondary Modern School

Marriages

  1. Sanders, Brenda

    Year: 1960

    Notes: 2 daughters

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

  2. Co-operative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

  2. Socialist Educational Association member

Local governments

  1. Wolverhampton Borough Council

    member

    1970-1990

Trade unions

  1. Transport and General Workers Union member