John Watkinson

Mr John Taylor Watkinson

Rush ID: 6149

Details

Born:
25 January 1941
Died:
21 September 2004
Birth place:
Bristol, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
School teacher
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
William Forshaw Watkinson
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 04/10/2004.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6149
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6263198
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WATKINSON, John (1941-2004)

Constituencies

  1. Gloucestershire West

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1974²
    Date of election: 10 October 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1979
    Date of exit: 3 May 1979
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Gloucestershire West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1987
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: SDP
  2. Gloucestershire West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: SDP
  3. Warwick and Leamington

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1975-1976

    to A.W. Lyon, as Minister of State at the Home Office

  2. PPS

    to Roy Jenkins

  3. PPS

    to Merlyn Rees

Higher education

  1. Worcester College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Bristol Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Miller, Jane Elizabeth

    Year: 1969

    Notes: 2 sons, 2 daughters

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    -1981

  2. Social Democratic Party member

    1981-

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

  2. Society of Labour Lawyers member