Roy Mason

Mr Roy Mason

Rush ID: 8884

Details

Born:
18 April 1924
Died:
19 April 2015
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Miner
Election occupation:
Export consultant
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8884
MNIS ID:
1062
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333700
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MASON, Roy (1924- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Mason of Barnsley

    Life

    1987

Constituencies

  1. Barnsley 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: 1987
    Date of exit: 11 June 1987
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: NUM
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Barnsley

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1953*
    Date of election: 31 March 1953
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: NUM
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1964-1967

    Bd of Trade

  2. Minister 1967-1968

    Def Equip

  3. Postmaster-General 1968

  4. Minister of Fuel and Power 1968-1969

  5. President of the Board of Trade 1969-1970

  6. Secretary of State for Defence 1974-1976

  7. Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 1976-1979

Higher education

  1. London School of Economics and Political Science

    Did not graduate

    pt course

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

Marriages

  1. Sowden, Marjorie

    Year: 1945

    Notes: 2 daughters

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Mineworkers member

  2. National Union of Mineworkers sponsored by