Arthur Skeffington

Mr Arthur Massey Skeffington

Rush ID: 5762

Details

Born:
4 September 1909
Died:
18 February 1971
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Economist / Economic consultant
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Arthur James Skeffington and his wife Edith
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5762
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4800297
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SKEFFINGTON, Arthur (1909-1971)

Constituencies

  1. Hayes and Harlington

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1953*
    Date of election: 1 April 1953
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1971*
    Date of exit: 18 February 1971
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Lewisham West

    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: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Lewisham West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Lewisham West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1938*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  3. Wandsworth Streatham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1945-1947

    to J.B. Hynd, as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister of Pensions

  2. PPS 1947-1948

    to G. Buchanan, as Minister of Pensions

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1964-1967

    Ministry of Land and Natural Resources

  4. Parliamentary Secretary 1967-1970

    Ministry of Housing and Local Government

Higher education

  1. (College unknown)

    Degree BSc Economics

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Streatham GS

Marriages

  1. McKenzie, Sheila

    Year: 1952

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    Chairman 1969-1970

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society officer

    Chairman 1957

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1950-1958

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Teachers member

  2. National Union of General and Municipal Workers member

  3. /trade_unions/134 member