Cyril Smith

Mr Cyril Smith

Rush ID: 8445

Details

Born:
28 June 1928
Died:
3 September 2010
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unitarian
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Shopkeeper
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Eva Smith
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1988
HighestOffice:
Junior whip
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8445
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q337548
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SMITH, Cyril (1928- )

Constituencies

  1. Rochdale

    Party: Lib. Dem.
    Year of election: 1988*
    Date of election: 8 March 1988
    Nature of election: Change of party
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1992
    Date of exit: 9 April 1992
    Party: Lib. Dem.
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Rochdale

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1972*
    Date of election: 26 October 1972
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1988*
    Date of exit: 8 March 1988
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Rochdale

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

Ministerial offices

  1. Opposition/other party Whip 1974-1976

    Liberal Whip and Chief Whip

Schools

  1. Rochdale Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Unknown, not married

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    -1950

  2. Labour Party member

    1950-1967

  3. Liberal Party member

    1967-1988

  4. Liberal Democrat Party member

    1988-

Local governments

  1. Rochdale Borough Council

    member

    1952-1974

    Mayor 1966-1967

  2. Rochdale Metropolitan District Council

    member

    1973-1975

Trade unions

  1. Transport and General Workers Union member

    -1958

Clubs

  1. National Liberal Club