Denis Healey

Mr Denis Winston Healey

Rush ID: 6657

Details

Born:
30 August 1917
Died:
3 October 2015
Birth place:
Yorkshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Political researcher
Election occupation:
Political researcher
Parentage:
William Healey, of Keighley, Yorkshire
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6657
MNIS ID:
979
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332360
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HEALEY, Denis (1917- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Healey of Riddlesden

    Life

    1992

Constituencies

  1. Leeds East

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: 26 May 1955
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1992
    Date of exit: 9 April 1992
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Leeds South East

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1952*
    Date of election: 7 February 1952
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1955
    Date of exit: 26 May 1955
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Pudsey and Otley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: Thu 5th Jul 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary of State for Defence 1964-1970

  2. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1974-1979

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Bradford Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Edmunds, Edna May

    Year: 1945

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

Trade unions

  1. Clerical and Administrative Workers' Union member