Wednesday, January 12, 2022

The Baron Hughes of Woodside 1932-2022

 Lord Hughes of Woodside, Labour life peer, died 7 January, 2022. He was 90.

Robert Hughes was a Labour Party politician and life peer who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for 27 years, and was also Chair of the British Anti-Apartheid Movement (AAM) from 1976 until it was dissolved in 1995 after the ending of apartheid in South Africa.

Bob Hughes was MP for Aberdeen North, 1970-97, and was created a life peer on leaving the Commons. He took the title Baron Hughes of Woodside, of Woodside in the City of Aberdeen.


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