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John Golding

Born: 9-Mar-1931
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: 20-Jan-1999
Cause of death: Complications of Surgery

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: England
Executive summary: MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1969-96

Wife: Thelma Gwillym (m. 1958, div., one son)
Wife: Llin Edwards Lewis (dau. of Ness Edwards, m. 1980, until his death)

    High School: Chester City Grammar School
    University: PhD, Keele University
    University: London School of Economics

    National Communications Union General Secretary (1986-88)
    UK Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Employment (1976-79)
    UK Member of Parliament for Newcastle-under-Lyme (1969-86)
    Post Office Engineering Union Education Officer (1964-69)
    Ministry of National Insurance Civil Servant (1948-51)
    Labour Party (UK) National Executive Committee (1978-83)

Author of books:
Hammer of the Left: Defeating Tony Benn, Eric Heffer and Militant in the Battle for the Labour Party (2003, memoir)

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