Peter Jackson (politician)

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Peter Michael Jackson (born 14 October 1928) is a retired British Labour Party politician. Jackson was born in Sheffield on 14 October 1928, and was educated at a Sheffield Grammar School, Durham University and University College, Leicester. He married Christine Thomas in 1961 (marriage dissolved 1979).

At the 1966 general election, he was elected as Member of Parliament for the High Peak constituency in Derbyshire. He sat in the House of Commons for only four years, losing his seat at the 1970 general election, to the Conservative Spencer Le Marchant.

Jackson was interviewed in 2012 as part of The History of Parliament's oral history project.[1][2]


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
David Walder
Member of Parliament for High Peak
Succeeded by
Spencer Le Marchant