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Gerald Kaufman

Personal data
Date of birth21 June 1930(age 85)
Place of birthLeeds, Yorkshire, England
Political partyLabour
Alma materQueen's College, Oxford
Shadow Foreign Secretary
In office13 July 1987 - 24 July 1992
LeaderNeil Kinnock
Succeeded byJack Cunningham
Preceded byDenis Healey
Shadow Home Secretary
In office31 October 1983 - 13 July 1987
LeaderNeil Kinnock
Succeeded byRoy Hattersley
Preceded byRoy Hattersley
Member of Parliament
for Manchester Gorton
Assumed office9 June 1983
Majority6,703 (17.5%)
Preceded byKenneth Marks
Member of Parliament
for Manchester Ardwick
In office18 June 1970 - 9 June 1983
Succeeded byConstituency Abolished
Preceded byLeslie Maurice Lever

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Sir Gerald Bernard Kaufman (born 21 June 1930) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been a Member of Parliament (MP) since 1970, first for Manchester Ardwick, and then subsequently for Manchester Gorton. He was a government minister during the 1970s, and a member of the Shadow Cabinet in the 1980s.

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