Jack Cooper, Baron Cooper of Stockton Heath

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John Cooper, Baron Cooper of Stockton Heath (7 June 1908 – 2 September 1988), known as Jack Cooper, was a British Labour Party politician and trade union leader.

At the 1950 general election, he was elected as Member of Parliament for Deptford, but stood down from the House of Commons at the 1951 general election.

From 1961 to 1973 he was general secretary of the National Union of General and Municipal Workers.

In July 1966, he was made a life peer as Baron Cooper of Stockton Heath, of Stockton Heath in the County Palatine of Chester.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Wilmot
Member of Parliament for Deptford
19501951
Succeeded by
Sir Leslie Plummer
Trade union offices
Preceded by
Tom Williamson
General Secretary of the National Union of General and Municipal Workers
1962 - 73
Succeeded by
David Basnett
Preceded by
Sidney Greene
President of the Trades Union Congress
1971
Succeeded by
George Smith