Eric Varley

Mr Eric Graham Varley

Rush ID: 6082

Details

Born:
11 August 1932
Died:
29 July 2008
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Mining engineer
Election occupation:
Mining engineer
Parentage:
Frank Varley
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6082
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334327
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. VARLEY, Eric (1932- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Varley

    Life

    1990

Constituencies

  1. Chesterfield

    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: 1983*
    Date of exit: 31 December 1983
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: NUM
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Assistant Whip 1967-1968

  2. PPS 1968-1969

    to Harold Wilson, as Prime Minister

  3. Minister of State 1969-1970

    Ministry of Technology

  4. Secretary of State for Energy 1974-1975

  5. Secretary of State for Industry 1975-1979

Higher education

  1. University of Sheffield

    Failed to graduate

    Extramural course

  2. Ruskin College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

  2. Chesterfield Technical College

Marriages

  1. Turner, Marjorie

    Year: 1955

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1955-

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Mineworkers member