Stuart Randall, Baron Randall of St Budeaux

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Stuart Jeffrey Randall, Baron Randall of St Budeaux (22 June 1938 – 11 August 2012) was a British Labour politician who was Member of Parliament (MP) for Hull West from 1983 until he stood down in 1997.[1]

Born in Plymouth, Randall was educated locally and worked as a fitter in the city's dockyards. He gained a BSc degree in Electrical Engineering from University College, Cardiff and worked in the electronics industry for twenty years.[2] He joined the Labour Party in 1966 and contested South Worcestershire at the October 1974 election and Midlands West at the 1979 European election before entering Parliament.[2] He served as parliamentary private secretary to Deputy Leader of the Labour Party Roy Hattersley and as opposition spokesman on Agriculture and Fisheries and Home Affairs.[2]

After his retirement from the House of Commons, he was made a life peer as Baron Randall of St Budeaux, of St Budeaux in the County of Devon.


  1. ^ "Lord Randall, former Hull West MP, dies aged 74". BBC News. BBC. 16 August 2012. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Daily Telegraph Obituary - Lord Randall of St Budeaux". Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  • Times Guide to the House of Commons, Times Newspapers Limited, 1992 and 1997 editions.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
James Johnson
Member of Parliament for Hull West
Constituency abolished