George Rogers (British politician)

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George Rogers
CBE
Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury
In office
October 1964 – January 1966
Prime Minister Harold Wilson
Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
In office
1950–1950
Prime Minister Clement Attlee
Minister Kenneth Younger
Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister of Supply
In office
1947–1949
Prime Minister Clement Attlee
Minister George Strauss
Member of Parliament for Kensington North
In office
5 July 1945 – 18 June 1970
Preceded by James Duncan
Succeeded by Bruce Douglas-Mann
Personal details
Born George Henry Roland Rogers
(1906-12-09)9 December 1906
Died 19 February 1983(1983-02-19) (aged 76)
Nationality British
Political party Labour

George Henry Roland Rogers, CBE (9 December 1906 – 19 February 1983) was a British Labour Member of Parliament.

Rogers was educated at Middlesex elementary and grammar schools. He served as a councillor on Wembley Borough Council 1937–41 and worked as a railway clerk, then an industrial consultant with London Transport. He was a member of the TSSA. During World War II, he was a corporal in the Royal Signals.

Rogers was elected as MP for Kensington North in 1945.[1] He was Secretary of the Parliamentary Painting Group 1950–1970 and Parliamentary Private Secretary to George Strauss, Minister of Supply from 1947 to 1949 and to Kenneth Younger, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in 1950. He was a delegate to the United Nations Assembly in 1950, and to the Council of Europe and Western European Union from 1961–63.

He served as an opposition Whip 1954–1964 and as Member of the Commons Chairmen's Panel 1952–54 and 1966. He was a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury and Government Whip, October 1964 – January 1966. Rogers was appointed a CBE in 1965 and stepped down from parliament in 1970.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Craig, F.W.S., ed. (1969). British parliamentary election results 1918-1949. Glasgow: Political Reference Publications. ISBN 0-900178-01-9. 
  • The Times House of Commons 1955. The Times. 1955. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
James Duncan
Member of Parliament for Kensington North
19451970
Succeeded by
Bruce Douglas-Mann