Harold Walker

Mr Harold Walker

Rush ID: 8583

Details

Born:
12 July 1927
Died:
11 November 2003
Birth place:
Manchester, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Toolmaker
Election occupation:
Engineer
Parentage:
Harold Walker
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 13/11/2003.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1992
HighestOffice:
Speaker/Deputy
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8583
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1585945
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WALKER, Harold (1927-2003)

Peerages

  1. Baron Walker of Doncaster

    Life

    1997

Constituencies

  1. Doncaster Central

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 9 June 1983
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1997
    Date of exit: 1 May 1997
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Doncaster

    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: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Assistant Whip 1967-1968

  2. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1968-1970

    Department of Employment and Productivity

  3. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1974-1976

    Department of Employment

  4. Minister of State 1976-1979

    Department of Employment

  5. Deputy Speaker 1983-1991

Schools

  1. Manchester College of Technology

Marriages

  1. Hague, Barbara

    Year: 1954

    Notes: 1 daughter

  2. Griffin, Mary

    Year: 1984

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Trade unions

  1. Amalgamated Engineering Union member

  2. Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers member