Tom Bradley

Mr Thomas George Bradley

Rush ID: 9296

Details

Born:
13 April 1926
Died:
9 September 2002
Birth place:
Kettering, Northamptonshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Railway worker
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
George Henry Bradley, painter and decorator
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 19/09/2002.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
9296
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7815034
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BRADLEY, Tom (1926-2002)

Constituencies

  1. Leicester East

    Party: SDP
    Year of election: 1981*
    Date of election: 2 March 1981
    Nature of election: Change of party
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: SDP
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Leicester East

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1981*
    Date of exit: 2 March 1981
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  3. Leicester North East

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1962*
    Date of election: 12 July 1962
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: TSSA
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Preston South

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  2. Rutland and Stamford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  3. Rutland and Stamford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  4. Rutland and Stamford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1964-1965

    to Roy Jenkins, as Minister of Aviation

  2. PPS 1965-1967

    to Roy Jenkins, as Home Secretary

  3. PPS 1967-1970

    to Roy Jenkins, as Chancellor of the Exchequer

Schools

  1. Kettering Central School

Marriages

  1. Starmer, Joy Patricia

    Year: 1953

    Notes: 2 sons

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1941-1981

    NEC 1966-

  2. Social Democratic Party member

    1981-

Local governments

  1. Kettering Borough Council

    member

    1957-1961

  2. Northamptonshire County Council

    member

    1952-

Trade unions

  1. Transport Salaried Staffs Association officer

    Treasurer 1961-1964; President 1964-