John Smith

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Person.png John Smith   History Commons Sourcewatch WikiquoteRdf-icon.png
John Smith.jpg
Born 1938-09-13
Dalmally, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, UK
Died 12 May 1994 (Age 55)
London, England, UK
Cause of death
"Heart attack"
Alma mater University of Glasgow
Religion Church of Scotland
Children • 3
• including
• Sarah
Spouse Elizabeth Bennett
Member of Bilderberg/Steering committee
Victim of premature death
Party Labour

Employment.png Leader of the Opposition Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
18 July 1992 - 12 May 1994
Preceded by Neil Kinnock
Succeeded by Margaret Beckett

Employment.png Leader of the Labour Party Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
18 July 1992 - 12 May 1994
Deputy Margaret Beckett
Preceded by Neil Kinnock

Employment.png Shadow Secretary of State for Trade and Industry Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
26 October 1984 - 13 July 1987
Preceded by Peter Shore

Employment.png Shadow Secretary of State for Employment

In office
2 October 1983 - 26 October 1984
Succeeded by John Prescott

Employment.png Shadow Secretary of State for Energy Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
24 November 1982 - 2 October 1983
Preceded by Merlyn Rees

Employment.png Shadow Secretary of State for Trade Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
4 May 1979 - 24 November 1982
Succeeded by Peter Archer

Employment.png Minister of State for the Privy Council Office

In office
8 April 1976 - 11 November 1978

Employment.png Minister of State for Energy Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
4 December 1975 - 8 April 1976

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Monklands East

In office
18 June 1970 - 12 May 1994

Employment.png Secretary of State for Trade link=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secretary_of_State_for_Business, _Energy_and_Industrial_Strategy

In office
11 November 1978 - 4 May 1979
Preceded by Edmund Dell
Succeeded by Keith Joseph, John Nott

Employment.png President of the Board of Trade

In office
11 November 1978 - 4 May 1979

John Smith QC was a UK politician and former Leader of the Labour Party.

Death

Smith died on 12 May 1994, the day after attending a gala dinner organised by Julia Hobsbawm and Sarah Brown of Hobsbawm Macaulay Communications.[1]

 

Events Participated in

EventDateLocation(s)
Bilderberg/198625 April 1986 - 27 April 1986Gleneagles Hotel
Scotland
Bilderberg/198912 May 1989 - 14 May 1989Gran Hotel La Toja
Island of La Toja
Spain
Bilderberg/19916 June 1991 - 9 June 1991Steigenberger Hotel Badischer Hof
Baden-Baden
Germany
 

Related Quotation

PageQuoteAuthorDate
Gareth Williams (politician)“The Labour party has too often lost major figures at the peak of their careers – from Hugh Gaitskell and Tony Crosland to John Smith and Donald Dewar.”Gareth Williams (politician)2013


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