Thomas (Tom) Pendry PENDRY

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1934-06-10
Education St Augustine's Ramsgate, Univ of Oxford
Publications N/A
Recreations sports of all kinds
Clubs Stalybridge Labour (hon pres), Vincent's (Oxford), Lord's Taverners, MCC, Garrick
Style The Rt Hon the Lord Pendry, PC
Career electrical engr; Nat Serv RAF 1955-57; joined Lab Pty 1950, NUPE official 1960-70, memb Paddington Cncl 1962-65, chm Derby Lab Pty 1966; MP (Lab) Stalybridge and Hyde 1970-2001, oppn whip 1971-74, a Lord Cmmr of the Treasy (Govt whip) 1974-77 (resigned), Parly under sec of state NI Office 1978-79; oppn spokesman: on NI 1979-81, on overseas devpt 1981-82, on devolution and regnl affrs 1982, on Sport 1992; shadow min for sport and tourism 1992-97; chm: All-Pty Football Gp 1975-92, PLP Sports Gp 1984-2013, All-Pty Tourism Gp 1997-2013; co-chm All-Pty Jazz Appreciation Gp; pres Football Fndn 2003-, chm Football Tst 1998-2003, steward Br Boxing Bd of Control 1987-2003; RAF Far East boxing champion 1956, colonial middleweight boxing champion Hong Kong 1957, boxed for Univ of Oxford 1958-59; Freeman Borough of Tameside 1975, Lordship of Mottram in Longdendale 1975 (granted by Tameside Borough Cncl to commemorate services as an MP for 25 years)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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