Tom Cox (politician)

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Tom Cox
Member of Parliament
for Tooting
In office
28 February 1974 – 5 May 2005
Preceded by Constituency Created
Succeeded by Sadiq Khan
Member of Parliament
for Wandsworth Central
In office
18 June 1970 – 28 February 1974
Preceded by David Kerr
Succeeded by Constituency Abolished
Personal details
Born (1930-01-24) 24 January 1930 (age 84)
Nationality British
Political party Labour
Alma mater London School of Economics

Thomas Michael Cox (born 24 January 1930) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wandsworth Central from 1970 to 1974 and then for Tooting from 1974 to 2005.[1]

Cox was educated at a state school and the London School of Economics after which, according to his entry in Who's Who, he became an "electrical worker". He served as an alderman of Fulham Borough Council from 1960 to 65, and as a Councillor for Halford Ward on the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham from 1964 to 1970, as well as serving on the Inner London Education Authority. He served as a whip in the Wilson and Callaghan Governments.[1] He lives in Southfields in the London Borough of Wandsworth.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Waller, Robert; Criddle, Bryan (1999). The almanac of British politics. Routledge. p. 691. ISBN 0-415-18541-6. 
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
David Kerr
Member of Parliament for Wandsworth Central
1970–1974
Succeeded by
Constituency Abolished
Preceded by
Constituency Created
Member of Parliament for Tooting
1974–2005
Succeeded by
Sadiq Khan