James Dunn (British politician)
Dunn was educated at St. Theresa's School, Liverpool and the London School of Economics and became an engineer. He was a councillor on Liverpool City Council and served as secretary of Liverpool Co-operative Party. He was a counicllor for the ward of Kirkdale which was a very working class area that was moving from voting Conservative to voting for the Labour Party.
In 1979 he was found guilty of theft.
In 1981, Dunn was among the Labour MPs who defected to the new Social Democratic Party. In 1983, he left the House of Commons when his seat was abolished by boundary changes. He died at the age of 59 in 1985.
- Times Guide to the House of Commons, 1966, 1979 and 1983 editions
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs [self-published source][better source needed]
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by James Dunn
- Portraits of James Dunn at the National Portrait Gallery, London
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