Tarsem King, Baron King of West Bromwich

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Tarsem King, Baron King of West Bromwich (24 April 1937 – 9 January 2013)[1] was a British Labour politician and member of the House of Lords.

He was born in India.[2]

Lord King served as Councillor on Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council from 1979 to 2007; he was a deputy mayor from 1982 to 1983. He was created a life peer in 1999 as Baron King of West Bromwich, of West Bromwich in the County of West Midlands. From 1999 to 2003 he was a member of the Hybrid Instruments Committee. After 2006 he was Treasurer of the All-party parliamentary group on India.

Lord King was a member of National Advisory Group for Gun Control of National Police Service and President of the Black Country Housing and Community Services Group.[3] He was also the Patron of the Universal Peace Federation[4] which is an affiliate of the Unification Church.

Lord King died of a suspected heart attack on 9 January 2013, at Euston station in London. He was 75.[5][6]