Ron Bailey (politician)

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Parliament of New Zealand
Years Term Electorate Party
1960–1963 33rd Heretaunga Labour
1963–1966 34th Heretaunga Labour
1966–1969 35th Heretaunga Labour
1969–1972 36th Heretaunga Labour
1972–1975 37th Heretaunga Labour
1975–1978 38th Heretaunga Labour
1978–1981 39th Heretaunga Labour

Ronald "Ron" Leslie Bailey, QSO (born 15 December 1926), is a former New Zealand politician of the Labour Party.

Bailey was born in Napier in 1926.

He was the Member of Parliament for Heretaunga from 1960 to 1981, when he retired.[1]

He was Chairman of Committees from 16 February 1973 until 10 September 1974.[2] He was the Minister of Railways[3] in the Third Labour Government and Minister of Electricity from 10 September 1974 to 12 December 1975, when National came to power.[4]

In the 1987 Queen's Birthday Honours, Bailey was made a Companion of the Queen's Service Order for public services.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilson 1985, p. 181.
  2. ^ Wilson 1985, p. 252.
  3. ^ New Zealand Railways - The First 125 Years. By David Leitch and Bob Stott. Appendix two - Ministers of Railways 1895 - 1988. ISBN 0-7900-0000-8
  4. ^ Wilson 1985, pp. 93–94.
  5. ^ London Gazette (supplement), No. 50950, 12 June 1987. Retrieved 17 January 2013.

References[edit]

  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Richard Harrison
Chairman of Committees of the House of Representatives
1973–1974
Succeeded by
Jonathan Hunt
Preceded by
Tom McGuigan
Minister of Railways
1974–1975
Succeeded by
Colin McLachlan
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Phil Holloway
Member of Parliament for Heretaunga
1960–1981
Succeeded by
Bill Jeffries