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Saturday, June 01, 2019

The Baron Patel of Blackburn 1940-2019

_. The Lord Patel of Blackburn, life baron, died 29 May, 2019. He was 78.

Lord Patel was a Labour peer [a party member from 1966], chartered accountant, & a founder member of Blackburn Community Relations Council, & Chairman of Blackburn and District Community Relations Council, &c.

Adam Hajejee Patel was born at Gurat, India, 7 June, 1940. He married his wife Ayesha in 1964, by whom he had eight children.

He was created a life peer in 2000, and his peerage was gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Patel of Blackburn, of Langho in the County of Lancaster.

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