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Michael English (politician)

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Preceded by  Peter Tapsell
Alma mater  Liverpool University
Party  Labour Party
Political party  Labour
Education  King George V College
Nationality  British
Role  British Politician
Name  Michael English

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Born  24 December 1930 (age 85) (1930-12-24)

Succeeded by  Constituency Abolished

Michael English (born 24 December 1930) is a British Labour Party politician.


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Early life

English was educated at King George V Grammar School, Southport and Liverpool University. He was a councillor on Rochdale Borough Council 1953-65.

Parliamentary career

English contested Shipley in 1959. He was Member of Parliament for Nottingham West from 1964 to 1983, when the seat was abolished by boundary changes. Following his retirement from Parliament, he served as a councillor in the London Borough of Lambeth. He was an opponent of Britain's membership of the EEC.

He was subsequently Chairman of the London Local Involvement Network.

English was interviewed in 2012 as part of The History of Parliament's oral history project.

Personal life

He married Carol Christine Owen on 11 September 1976 at Burton Coggles in south Lincolnshire. They have a daughter, born in 1978, and a son, born in 1980. Although living in the Grantham area, in the late 1970s they moved to the London Borough of Lambeth.


Michael English (politician) Wikipedia

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