Donald Thompson

Mr Donald Thompson

Rush ID: 9334

Details

Born:
13 November 1931
Died:
14 March 2005
Birth place:
Harrogate, Yorkshire (West Riding), U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Farmer
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Geoffrey Thompson, butcher, of Harrogate, and Rachel Smith
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 13/04/2005.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1992
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
N/A

References

Rush ID:
9334
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5295219
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. THOMPSON, Donald (1931-2005)

Constituencies

  1. Calder Valley

    Party: Conservative
    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: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Sowerby

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1979
    Date of election: 3 May 1979
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Sowerby

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1974²
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Sowerby

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Batley and Morley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1986-1989

    Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

  2. Whip 1983-1986

  3. Assistant Whip 1981-1983

Schools

  1. Hipperholme GS, Halifax

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), Patricia

    Year: 1957

    Notes: 2 sons

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. 1922 Committee member

Local governments

  1. Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

    member

    1975-1979

  2. West Yorkshire County Council

    member

    1974-1975

  3. Yorkshire (West Riding) County Council

    member

    1967-1974