|Member of Parliament
for Stoke-on-Trent North
31 March 1953 – 30 March 1966
|Prime Minister||Winston Churchill|
|Preceded by||Albert Davies|
|Succeeded by||John Forrester|
|Died||12 October 1976(aged 72–73)|
Early life and career
Educated at Hanley High School and Dudley Teachers’ Training College, Slater was National Organiser for the Cooperative Party from 1942 to 1953, and a local councillor in Stoke-on-Trent from 1933 to 1965.
She was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Stoke-on-Trent North at a by-election in 1953, and served until her retirement at the 1966 general election. From 1964 to 1966, she was a Government whip, the first woman to become one, with the formal title of Lord of the Treasury.
- Centre for Advancement of Women in politics: Harriet Slater
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
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