Maurice Foley

Mr Anthony Maurice Foley

Rush ID: 8755

Details

Born:
9 October 1925
Died:
8 February 2002
Birth place:
Billingham, County Durham, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Electrical engineer
Election occupation:
Charity worker
Parentage:
Jeremiah Foley
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8755
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6793110
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FOLEY, Maurice (1925-2002)

Constituencies

  1. West Bromwich

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1963*
    Date of election: 4 July 1963
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1973*
    Date of exit: 16 February 1973
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: TGWU
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Deputy Director-General for the European Commission

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Bedford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: Thu 8th Oct 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary of State 1964-1966

    Department of Economic Affairs

  2. Under-Secretary of State 1966-1967

    Home Office

  3. Under-Secretary of State 1967-1968

    Ministry of Defence; Navy Minister

  4. Under-Secretary of State 1968-1970

    Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Schools

  1. St Mary's College, Middlesbrough

Marriages

  1. O'Riordan, Katherine

    Notes: 1 daughter, 3 sons

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

  2. Co-operative movement member

Local governments

  1. Merton & Morden Borough Council

    member

Trade unions

  1. Transport and General Workers Union member

  2. Electrical Trades Union member