Roy Hughes

Mr Royston John Hughes

Rush ID: 8886

Details

Born:
9 June 1925
Died:
19 December 2003
Birth place:
Pontllanfraith, Monmouthshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Miner
Election occupation:
Manager
Parentage:
John Hughes, miner
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 22/12/2003.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8886
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q16293034
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HUGHES, Roy (1925-2003)

Peerages

  1. Baron Islwyn

    Baron Islwyn of Casnewydd

    Life

    1997

Constituencies

  1. Newport East [Gwent]

    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: TGWU
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Newport [Monmouthshire/Gwent]

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election: 31 March 1966
    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: TGWU
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1974-1975

    to Fred Mulley, as Minister of Transport

Higher education

  1. Ruskin College

    Attended 1954-1956

    Did not graduate

Schools

  1. Pontllanfraith Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Appleyard, Marion

    Year: 1957

    Notes: 3 daughters

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Tribune member

Local governments

  1. Coventry City Council

    member

    1962-1966

Trade unions

  1. Transport and General Workers Union member