Cledwyn Hughes

Mr Cledwyn Hughes

Rush ID: 8439

Details

Born:
14 September 1916
Died:
22 February 2001
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Solicitor
Election occupation:
Solicitor
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8439
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333652
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HUGHES, Cledwyn (1916-2001)

Peerages

  1. Baron Cledwyn of Penrhos

    Life

    1979

Constituencies

  1. Anglesey

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: 25 October 1951
    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: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Anglesey

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 1950-02-23 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  2. Anglesey

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 1945-07-05 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. Minister of State 1964-1966

    Commonwealth Rel

  2. Secretary of State for Wales 1966-1968

  3. Minister of Agriculture 1968-1970

Higher education

  1. University of Wales, Aberystwyth

    Degree Law

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Holyhead Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Hughes, Jean Beatrice

    Year: 1949

    Notes: 1 son, 1 daughter

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1938-2001

Local governments

  1. Anglesey County Council

    member

    1946-1952