Tuesday, February 04, 2020

The Baron Sheldon, PC 1923-2020

_. The Lord Sheldon, PC, a life Baron, died 2 February, 2020. He was 96.

Robert Edward Sheldon was Labour MP for Ashton Under Lyne, 1964-2001; served as Financial Secretary to the Treasury in the Wilson and Callaghan administrations, 1975-79; sworn of the Privy Council in 1977, and created a life peer upon standing down as an MP.

Robert Sheldon was born 13 Sept, 1923.


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