Granville West, Baron Granville-West

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The Right Honourable
The Lord Granville-West
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Personal details
Born Daniel Granville West
(1904-03-17)17 March 1904
Newport, Wales
Died 23 September 1984(1984-09-23) (aged 80)
Pontypool, Wales
Nationality British
Political party Labour
Occupation Politician

Daniel Granville West, Baron Granville-West (17 March 1904 – 23 September 1984) was a British Labour politician.

Born in Newport, Monmouthshire, West studied law at the University College of Wales where he took the departmental first prize. He worked as a solicitor. He served as a councillor on Monmouthshire County Council 1939-47. During World War II, he served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

West was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Pontypool in a by-election in July 1946 and became Parliamentary Private Secretary to James Chuter Ede, Home Secretary, in 1950.

He was created a life peer as Baron Granville-West, of Pontypool in the County of Monmouth in 1958,[1] and was succeeded as MP for Pontypool by Leo Abse. He died in Pontypool aged 80.


  1. ^ "No. 41467". The London Gazette. 8 August 1958. p. 4930. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Arthur Jenkins
Member of Parliament for Pontypool
Succeeded by
Leo Abse
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Lord Geddes of Epsom
Senior life peer
Succeeded by
The Lord Taylor