John Whitaker (Jack) STRAW

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1946-08-03
Education Brentwood Sch, Univ of Leeds, Inns of Court Sch of Law
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Style The Rt Hon Jack Straw, MP
Career called to the Bar Inner Temple 1972 (bencher 1997), barrister 1972-74; pres NUS 1969-71, memb Islington Cncl 1971-78, dep ldr ILEA 1973-74, contested (Lab) Tonbridge and Malling 1974; political advsr to Sec of State for: Social Servs 1974-76, Environment 1976-77, Granada TV (World in Action) 1977-79; MP (Lab) Blackburn 1979-; oppn front bench spokesman on: Treasy and econ affrs 1980-83, environment 1983-87; elected to Shadow Cabinet 1987; chief oppn spokesman on: educn 1987-92, housing and local govt 1992-94, home affrs 1994-97; sec of state Home Office 1997-2001, sec of state FCO 2001-06, ldr House of Commons 2006-07, sec of state for justice and Lord Chllr 2007-10; visiting fell Nuffield Coll Oxford 1990-98, visiting prof in public policy UCL 2011-; chm Pimlico Sch 1995-2000; Hon LLD: Univ of Leeds 1999, Brunel Univ 2007; FRSS 1995
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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