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Jim Marshall (British politician)

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Marshall died instantly and unexpectedly of a coronary heart assault, precipitating a by-election dominated by the invasion of Iraq (which he had opposed).

Marshall married Shirley Ellis on 9 June 1962 in Sheffield, and so they had a son and daughter. They divorced and he married Susan Carter on 15 July 1986 in Leicester.

Marshall was an assistant whip between 1977 and the top of James Callaghan’s authorities in 1979. In opposition, he was assistant house affairs spokesman from 1982 to 1983, and deputy shadow spokesman on Northern Ireland from 1987 to 1992. In 1992, he voted for Bryan Gould, seen because the leftwing candidate within the management election which adopted the resignation of Neil Kinnock. The victorious candidate, John Smith, distributed with Marshall’s companies, and Marshall’s help for Margaret Beckett within the following management election didn’t endear him to Tony Blair. Increasingly out of step with the mainstream of the Labour Party, he targeting constituency issues, and rebelled towards Blair’s authorities on many events, mainly on issues regarding immigration and schooling. His constituency work, particularly on immigration and profit issues, received him robust private help amongst native voters. Labour social gathering chairman Ian McCartney described him as “a hard-working and devoted member of parliament who spoke up for his Leicester constituents and did a fantastic deal to assist to rework their communities and the alternatives open to them.” [1]

In 1968, he turned a lecturer at Leicester Polytechnic remaining till 1974, and in 1971 he was elected to Leicester City Council, changing into chief of the council in 1973. He contested the Harborough seat in 1970. In the February common election of 1974 he contested the constituency of Leicester South, and unseated the Conservative MP, Tom Boardman, within the October election that 12 months. He held the seat till his loss of life, except the interval 1983–1987, when he misplaced the seat to the Conservative Derek Spencer by seven votes. During his trip of parliament, he labored as a provide trainer and market dealer: build up a stronger, extra group oriented fame.

Marshall was born right into a working-class household within the Attercliffe district of Sheffield. He was educated at Sheffield City Grammar School (now known as The City School) on Orchard Lane and the University of Leeds, gaining a BSc in Physics in 1963 and PhD in 1968 and dealing as a analysis scientist on the Wool Industries Research Association (turned the Wira Technology Group, then British Textile Technology Group) in West Park, Leeds from 1963 to 1967. He was a councillor on Leeds City Council from 1965 to 1969.

James Marshall (13 March 1941 – 27 May 2004) was a Labour Party politician within the United Kingdom.

In workplace
11 June 1987 – 27 May 2004

In workplace
11 June 1987 – 27 May 2004

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