Ted Garrett

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For the Scottish poet and novelist who wrote under the pen name Edward Garrett, see Isabella Fyvie Mayo.

William Edward Garrett (21 March 1920 – 30 May 1993) was a British Labour Party politician.

Garrett was educated at the London School of Economics and was an engineer and maintenance fitter. He was a councillor on Northumberland County Council and Prudhoe Urban District Council.

Garrett contested Hexham in 1955 and Doncaster in 1959. He was Member of Parliament for Wallsend from 1964 until he retired in 1992. His successor was Stephen Byers.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John McKay
Member of Parliament for Wallsend
Succeeded by
Stephen Byers