Jack Ashley

Mr John Ashley

Rush ID: 6409

Details

Born:
6 December 1922
Died:
20 April 2012
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Crane driver
Election occupation:
Television producer
Parentage:
John Ashley, labourer
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6409
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333607
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ASHLEY, Jack (1922- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Ashley of Stoke

    Life

    1992

Constituencies

  1. Stoke-on-Trent South

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election: 31 March 1966
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1992
    Date of exit: 9 April 1992
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: GMWU
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Finchley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: 1951-10-25 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1967-1970

    to Michael Stewart, as Secretary of State for Economic Affairs and Foreign Secretary

  2. PPS 1974-1976

    to Barbara Castle, as Secretary of State for Social Services

Higher education

  1. Caius College

    Graduated

  2. Ruskin College

    Failed to graduate

Schools

  1. St Patrick's Elementary School, Widnes

Marriages

  1. Crispin, Pauline

    Year: 1951

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    NEC member 1976-1978

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

Local governments

  1. Widnes Borough Council

    member

    1945-1946

Trade unions

  1. General & Municipal Workers' Union member