Robert Brown (English politician)

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Robert Crofton Brown (16 May 1921 – 3 September 1996) was an English Labour Party politician.

Brown was a district gas inspector with the Northern Gas Board and a branch secretary of the National Union of General and Municipal Workers. He was secretary of his Constituency Labour Party and a councillor on Newcastle upon Tyne Borough Council.

Brown was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Newcastle upon Tyne West in 1966, then for Newcastle upon Tyne North from 1983, retiring in 1987.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Ernest Popplewell
Member of Parliament for Newcastle upon Tyne West
19661983
Constituency abolished
Preceded by
William Elliott
Member of Parliament for Newcastle upon Tyne North
19831987
Succeeded by
Doug Henderson