Edward Bishop, Baron Bishopston
Born in Bristol, Bishop was educated at South Bristol Central School, Merchant Venturers' Technical College and Bristol University. He was an aeronautical design draughtsman. He contested Bristol West in 1950, Exeter in 1951 and South Gloucestershire in 1955.
Bishop was Member of Parliament for Newark from 1964 to 1979, when he lost the seat to the Conservative Richard Alexander. Bishop was an assistant government whip from 1966 to 1967, and Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food from 1974 to 1979.
Lord Bishopstone died in Devon aged 63.
- Times Guide to the House of Commons 1979
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Edward Bishop
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1964 – 1979
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