Crosland, Anthony, 1918-1977

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Anthony Crosland was educated at Highgate School and Trinity College, Oxford. He graduated in PPE in 1946, following war service in Italy, and was a lecturer and fellow of Trinity College from 1947-1950. He was Labour MP for South Gloucester 1950-1955 and for Grimsby 1959-1977. He was Minister of State for Economic Affairs 1964-1965, Secretary of State for Education and Science 1965-1967, for Local Government and Regional Planning 1969-1970, and for the Environment 1974-1976, and Foreign Secretary 1976-1977. He was also secretary of the Independent Commission into the Co-operative Movement, 1956-1958, and a member of the Consumer's Council, 1958-1963. He married Susan Catling in 1964.

From the guide to the CROSLAND, Charles Anthony Raven, 1918-1977, politician, 1920-1980, (British Library of Political and Economic Science)

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referencedIn John Hall Papers, 1950-1997. Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
creatorOf CROSLAND, Charles Anthony Raven, 1918-1977, politician, 1920-1980 British Library of Political and Economic Science
referencedIn Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Papers of the Co-operative Independent Commission, 1919- 27 Jun 1958 National Co-operative Archive
referencedIn Co-operative Union: Submissions to the Independent Commission (1958), c 1955- c 1959 National Co-operative Archive
referencedIn Hall, John (John Clifford), 1925-. John Hall papers, 1950-1997. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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associatedWith Crosland, Susan Barnes, fl 1960-2000 person
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associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
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London England
Grimsby Lincolnshire England
Avon England
Gloucester Gloucestershire England
Regional planning
Political doctrines
International conflict
Wars (events)
Regional development
Performing Arts
World War Two (1939-1945)
World wars (events)
Economic policy
Foreign relations
International relations


Birth 1918-08-29

Death 1977-02-19





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