Anthony Neil Wedgwood (Tony) BENN

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1925-04-03
Education Westminster, New Coll Oxford
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Style The Rt Hon Tony Benn
Career WW RAFVR 1943-45, RNVR 1945-46; joined Lab Pty 1943, memb Nat Exec Ctee Lab Pty 1959-60 and 1962-94 (chm 1971-72), chm Lab Home Policy Ctee 1974-82, candidate for Lab Pty leadership 1976 and 1988 (for dep leadership 1971 and 1981), memb Labour-TUC Liaison Ctee until 1982; MP (Lab): Bristol SE 1950-60 and 1963-83, Chesterfield 1984-2001; postmaster-gen 1964-66; min of: technol 1966-70, power 1969; oppn spokesman on trade and indust 1970-74; sec of state for industry and min for post and telecommunications 1974-75, sec of state for energy 1975-79; pres EEC Cncl of Energy Mins 1977; visiting prof of govt LSE 2001-03; pres: Socialist Campaign Gp 1990-, Stop the War Coalition 2005; Freeman City of Bristol 2003; ten honorary doctorates; hon fell New Coll Oxford 2006
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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