Ivor Richard

Mr Ivor Seward Richard

Rush ID: 8637

Details

Born:
30 May 1932
Died:
18 March 2018
Birth place:
Betws, Glamorgan, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Seward Thomas Richard
Notes:
Also held Cabinet office after elevation to Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8637
MNIS ID:
1688
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333309
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. RICHARD, Ivor (1932- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Richard

    Baron Richard of Ammanford

    Life

    1990

Constituencies

  1. Barons Court

    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: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Defeated contesting Blyth at 1974¹ General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Blyth

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Kensington South

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1966-1969

    to Denis Healey, as Minister of Defence

  2. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1969-1970

    Ministry of Defence; Army Minister

Higher education

  1. Pembroke College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. St Michael's School, Llanelli

  2. Cheltenham

Marriages

  1. Imrie, Alison Mary

    Year: 1962

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1953-

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

  2. Society of Labour Lawyers member