Edward Brown (British politician)
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Brown was educated at Morley College. He became a laboratory technician working with non-ferrous metals. He served as a councillor on Tottenham Borough Council from 1956 to 1962 and as chairman of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations from 1959-60.
In the October 1974 general election, Sir Edward held off a strong challenge from Christopher Mayhew, the Liberal MP for Woolwich East who had defected from the Labour Party. He was knighted for his trade union work before he became an MP.
- "The London Gazette". 7 March 1974. p. 2989. Retrieved 2016-12-16.
2. http://tinyurl.com/2fcpre6 24 October 2009
- Times Guide to the House of Commons, 1966
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Edward Brown
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