Brian Parkyn

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Brian Stewart Parkyn (28 April 1923 - 22 March 2006) was a British Labour Party politician.

Parkyn was educated at King Edward VI Grammar School in Chelmsford and at technical college. He was a conscientious objector in the Second World War. He was a director of a chemical manufacturing firm and a council member of the British Plastics Federation.

Parkyn was elected Member of Parliament for Bedford in 1966, having first contested the seat in 1964. In 1970, he lost the seat to the Conservative Trevor Skeet. Parkyn attempted unsuccessfully to regain the seat in 1974.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Christopher Soames
Member of Parliament for Bedford
Succeeded by
Trevor Skeet