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Candidate

  Gerald Kaufman
Manchester Gorton

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Single

Education
Leeds Council SchoolsLeeds Grammar School
The Queen's College, Oxford (MA).

Non-political career
Assistant general secretary, Fabian Society 1954-55
Political staff, "Daily Mirror" 1955-64
Political correspondent, "New Statesman" 1964-65
Parliamentary press liaison officer, Labour Party 1965-70.

Electoral history
Contested Bromley 1955 and Gillingham 1959 general elections. Member for Ardwick 1970-1983, and for Manchester Gorton since 1983.

Political career
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Environment 1974-75
Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Industry 1975
Minister of State, Department of Industry 1975-79
Shadow Environment Secretary 1980-83
Shadow Home Secretary 1983-87
Shadow Foreign Secretary 1987-92.

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