George Rogers (British politician)

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George Henry Roland Rogers, CBE (9 December 1906 – 19 February 1983) was a British Labour Member of Parliament.

Rogers was educated at Middlesex elementary and grammar schools. He served as a councillor on Wembley Borough Council 1937–41 and worked as a railway clerk, then an industrial consultant with London Transport. He was a member of the TSSA. During World War II, he was a corporal in the Royal Signals.

Rogers was elected as MP for Kensington North in 1945. He was Secretary of the Parliamentary Painting Group 1950–1970 and Parliamentary Private Secretary to George Strauss, Minister of Supply from 1947 to 1949 and to Kenneth Younger, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in 1950. He was a delegate to the United Nations Assembly in 1950, and to the Council of Europe and Western European Union from 1961–63.

He served as an opposition Whip 1954–1964 and as Member of the Commons Chairmen's Panel 1952–54 and 1966. He was a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury and Government Whip, October 1964 – January 1966. Rogers was appointed a CBE in 1965 and stepped down from parliament in 1970.

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  • The Times House of Commons 1955. The Times. 1955. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
James Duncan
Member of Parliament for Kensington North
19451970
Succeeded by
Bruce Douglas-Mann