Hattersley, Roy (Sydney George)
HATTERSLEY, Roy (Sydney George)
HATTERSLEY, Roy (Sydney George). British, b. 1932. Genres: Autobiography/Memoirs, Biography, Novels, Politics/Government. Career: Parliamentary Private Secretary, Minister of Pensions and National Insurance, 1964-67; Labour Member of Parliament (U.K.) for Sparkbrook div. of Birmingham, 1964-97; Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Labour, 1967-68, and Dept. of Employment and Productivity, 1968-69; Minister of Defence for Administration, 1969-70; Labour Party Spokesman on Defence, 1972, and on Education, 1972-74; Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1974-76; Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection, 1976-79; Opposition Spokesman on Home Affairs, 1980-83, and on Treasury Affairs, 1983-87; Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, 1983-92; Opposition Spokesman on Home Affairs, 1987-92. Columnist for the Guardian, 1981-; Columnist, Lustie, 1980-81, 1988-. Journalist and Health Service Executive, 1956-64; Member of City Council, Sheffield, 1957-65; Director, Campaign for a European Political Community, 1966-67; Columnist, Punch, 1982-88. Publications: Nelson: A Biography, 1974; Goodbye to Yorkshire, 1976; Politics Apart, 1982; A Yorkshire Boyhood, 1983; Press Gang, 1983; Endpiece Revisited, 1984; Choose Freedom, 1987; The Maker's Mark, 1990; In That Quiet Earth, 1991; Skylark's Song, 1993; Between Ourselves, 1994; Who Goes Home?, 1995; Fifty Years On: A Prejudiced History of Britain since the War, 1997; Buster's Diaries As Told to Roy Hattersley, 1998; Blood and Fire: The Story of William and Catherine Booth and Their Salvation Army, 1999. Address: 59 St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4JS, England.