Dennis Skinner

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Dennis Skinner
Dennis Skinner MP Parliament.jpg
Skinner in 2011
Chairman of the Labour Party
In office
13 June 1988 – 27 October 1989
LeaderNeil Kinnock
Preceded byNeil Kinnock
Succeeded byJo Richardson
Member of Parliament
for Bolsover
Assumed office
18 June 1970
Preceded byHarold Neal
Majority5,288 (11.4%)
Personal details
Born
Dennis Edward Skinner

(1932-02-11) 11 February 1932 (age 87)
Clay Cross, Derbyshire, England
NationalityBritish
Political partyLabour
Spouse(s)
Mary Parker
(m. 1960; separated 1989)
Domestic partnerLois Blasenheim
Children3
Alma materRuskin College
ProfessionMiner, politician

Dennis Edward Skinner (born 11 February 1932) is a British Labour politician. He has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Bolsover since 1970. He was Chairman of the Labour Party for one year from 1988–89 and served as a member of Labour's National Executive Committee, with brief breaks, for thirty years.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mr Dennis Skinner MP". UK Parliament. Retrieved 5 April 2017.

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