Simon Haskel, Baron Haskel

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Simon Haskel, Baron Haskel (born 9 October 1934) is a British politician from the Labour Party.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Simon Haskel was educated at Sedbergh School and Salford College of Advanced Technology (now the University of Salford), where he graduated with a BSc in Textile Technology.[2] He then built up his own national and international textile firm, the Perrotts Group Plc.[3] Haskel was created a life peer in the House of Lords on 4 October 1993, taking the title Baron Haskel, of Higher Broughton in the County of Greater Manchester.[4][5][6]


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ HASKEL, Baron (Simon Haskel). Who's Who. 2018 (online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. closed access (subscription required)
  3. ^ 'Labour Business Patrons', Labour Business. Retrieved 19 April 2018
  4. ^ [2]
  5. ^ [3]
  6. ^ "No. 53451". The London Gazette. 8 October 1993. p. 16251.

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