|Member of Parliament
10 June 1983 – 11 April 2005
|Preceded by||Dan Jones|
|Succeeded by||Kitty Ussher|
26 June 1937 |
Ware, Hertfordshire, England
|Religion||Church of England|
Peter Leslie Pike (born 26 June 1937) is a former Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom. He was the Member of Parliament for Burnley, from 1983 until 2005. During 2002, he announced his intention to retire as an MP at the next election. In December 2002, Labour announced they were preparing to choose a woman as his successor.
In January 2003, an All-Women Shortlist was made over his successor. His youngest daughter, Jane, was an firm favourite of becoming the next MP for Burnley, but she did not make the shortlist. In February 2004, Kitty Ussher was chosen as his successor.
- Who's Who
- "MPs' expenses scandal - ex-Burnley MP Peter Pike in the clear". Longridge Today. October 28, 2009. Retrieved August 15, 2010.
- "Woman MP for Burnley?". Lancashire Telegraph. December 23, 2002.
- "Labour reveals short-list of three". Lancashire Telegraph. January 23, 2004.
- "Daughter linked to fill dad's shoes". Lancashire Telegraph. January 15, 2003.
- "Kitty chosen as Pike's successor". Lancashire Telegraph. February 13, 2004.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Peter Pike
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