Peter Shore

Mr Peter David Shore

Rush ID: 5737

Details

Born:
20 May 1924
Died:
24 September 2001
Birth place:
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Economist / Economic consultant
Election occupation:
Political party administrator
Parentage:
Captain R.N. Shore
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 26/09/2001
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5737
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7176922
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SHORE, Peter (1924-2001)

Peerages

  1. Baron Shore of Stepney

    Life

    1997

Constituencies

  1. Bethnal Green and Stepney

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 9 June 1983
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1997
    Date of exit: 1 May 1997
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: TGWU
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Tower Hamlets Stepney and Poplar

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: TGWU
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  3. Stepney

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election: 15 October 1964
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: TGWU
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Halifax

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: Thu 8th Oct 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. St Ives

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: Thu 23rd Feb 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1965-1966

    to Harold Wilson, as Prime Minister

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1966-1967

    Ministry of Technology

  3. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1967

    January-August 1967; Department of Economic Affairs

  4. Secretary of State for Economic Affairs 1967-1969

  5. Minister without Portfolio 1969-1970

  6. Deputy Leader of the House 1969-1970

  7. Secretary of State for Trade 1974-1976

  8. Secretary of State for Environment 1976-1979

Higher education

  1. King's College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Quarry Bank High School, Liverpool

Marriages

  1. Wrong, Elizabeth Catherine

    Year: 1948

    Notes: 2 daughters, 2 sons

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1948-2001

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

Trade unions

  1. Transport and General Workers Union member