Alan J. Williams

Mr Alan John Williams

Rush ID: 9405

Details

Born:
14 October 1930
Died:
21 December 2014
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Further Education teacher
Election occupation:
Further Education teacher
Parentage:
Emlyn Williams, coal miner
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Minister of State
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
9405
MNIS ID:
1712
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4707136
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WILLIAMS, Alan J. (1930- )

Constituencies

  1. Swansea West

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election: 15 October 1964
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 2010
    Date of exit: 12 April 2010
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Poole

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: Thu 8th Oct 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1966-1967

    to Edward Short, as Postmaster General

  2. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1967-1969

    Department of Economic Affairs

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1969-1970

    Ministry of Technology

  4. Minister of State 1974-1976

    Ministry of Prices and Consumer Protection

  5. Minister of State 1976-1979

    Department of Trade and Industry

  6. Father of the House of Commons 2005-2010

Higher education

  1. (College unknown)

    Attended 1

    Degree BSc (Econ)

    Graduated

  2. University College

    Attended 2

    Degree BA

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Cardiff College of Technology

  2. Cardiff High School

Marriages

  1. Rees, Patricia

    Year: 1967

    Notes: 2 sons, 1 daughter

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1950-

  2. Co-operative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society

Trade unions

  1. Association of Teachers at Technical Institutes member