Michael Ward

Mr Michael John Ward

Rush ID: 8766

Details

Born:
7 April 1931
Died:
25 March 2009
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Local government employee
Election occupation:
Press officer
Parentage:
Stanley William Ward, local government officer, of Romford, Essex
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8766
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6835212
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WARD, Michael (1931- ? )

Constituencies

  1. Peterborough

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1974²
    Date of election: 10 October 1974
    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: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Peterborough

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

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  3. Peterborough

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1975-1976

    to Reginald Prentice, as Secretary of State for Education and Science and later Minister of Overseas Development

  2. PPS 1977

    to Frank Judd, as Minister of State at Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Higher education

  1. University of Manchester

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Mawney Road School, Romford

  2. Royal Liberty School, Romford

  3. Bungay Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Lomas, Lilian

    Year: 1953

    Notes: 2 daughters

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Co-operative movement member

  2. Fabian Society member

Local governments

  1. Romford Borough Council

    member

    1958-1961

  2. Romford Borough Council

    member

    1962-1965

  3. Havering Borough Council

    member

    1964-1978

    Leader 1971-1974

Trade unions

  1. National Union of General and Municipal Workers member

  2. National Union of Journalists member

  3. Greater London Council Staff Association member