Robert Parry (politician)
In 1963 he was elected to Liverpool City Council for the central ward one f the safest labour wards in Liverpool.
Parry was elected to Parliament at the 1970 election for Liverpool Exchange and served until his retirement in 1997, from 1974 in Liverpool Scotland Exchange, then from 1983 for Liverpool Riverside. He retired from Parliament at the 1997 general election.
He was known as a hard-line left-winger who opposed any policy moves which he saw as edging Labour away from pure socialism. He once branded Neil Kinnock a "traitor" over the latter's denunciation of the Militant Tendency activists who dominated local government on Merseyside.
- "Former MP Robert Parry dies", BBC, 9 March 2000
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Robert Parry
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