Tom Pendry

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The Lord Pendry

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Official portrait, 2020
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
In office
11 November 1978 – 4 May 1979
Prime MinisterJames Callaghan
Sec. of StateRoy Mason
Preceded byRaymond Carter
Succeeded byThe Lord Elton
Lord Commissioner of the Treasury
In office
8 March 1974 – 11 January 1977
Prime MinisterHarold Wilson
James Callaghan
ChancellorDenis Healey
Preceded byMarcus Fox
Succeeded byTom Cox
Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
Assumed office
11 July 2001
Life Peerage
Member of Parliament
for Stalybridge and Hyde
In office
18 June 1970 – 14 May 2001
Preceded byFred Blackburn
Succeeded byJames Purnell
Personal details
Born (1934-06-10) 10 June 1934 (age 88)
Broadstairs, Kent, England
Political partyLabour

Thomas Pendry, Baron Pendry, PC (born 10 June 1934)[1][2] is a Labour politician and member of the House of Lords. He was the Labour member of parliament for Stalybridge and Hyde from 1970 to 2001.

In 2001, he was made a member of the Privy Council on the recommendation of Tony Blair. After the 2001 election he was promoted to the peerage on 4 July as Baron Pendry.[3]

He is president of the Football Foundation Ltd.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Birthday's today". The Telegraph. 10 June 2013. Archived from the original on 9 June 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2014. Lord Pendry 79
  2. "Mr Tom Pendry". Hansard. Retrieved 13 May 2021.
  3. "No. 56268". The London Gazette. 9 July 2001. p. 8071.
  4. "House of Lords - Register of Lords' Interests". Archived from the original on 4 May 2007. Retrieved 2009-02-06.
  5. "Lord Pendry - UK Parliament". Retrieved 9 December 2018.