Ernest Armstrong

Mr Ernest Armstrong

Rush ID: 6399

Details

Born:
12 January 1915
Died:
8 July 1996
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Methodist
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
School teacher
Election occupation:
School teacher
Parentage:
John Armstrong
Notes:
Succeeded as MP by his daughter in 1987.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Speaker/Deputy
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6399
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5392734
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ARMSTRONG, Ernest (1915-1996)

Constituencies

  1. Durham North West

    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: 1987
    Date of exit: 11 June 1987
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Sunderland South

    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. Sunderland South

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: Thu 26th May 1955
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means 1979-1987

  2. Under-Secretary 1975-1979

    Department of the Environment

  3. Under-Secretary 1974-1975

    Department of Education and Science

  4. Opposition/other party Whip 1970-1973

  5. PPS 1965-1969

    to Anthony Greenwood, as Colonial Secretary

  6. Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1969-1970

  7. Assistant Whip 1967-1969

Schools

  1. Wolsingham GS

  2. City of Leeds Teacher Training College

Marriages

  1. Lamb, Hannah

    Year: 1941

Relationships

  1. Father of Hilary Armstrong

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1931-

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

    1948-

Local governments

  1. Sunderland Borough Council

    member

    1956-1965

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Teachers member

  2. General & Municipal Workers' Union member

    1951-

    formerly NUGMW