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Raymond Carter (British politician)

Raymond John Carter (born 17 September 1935) is a Labour Party politician.

Carter was educated at Mortlake Secondary School, Reading Technical College and Stafford College of Technology and became an electrical engineer. He was a councillor on Easthampstead Rural District Council from 1963.

Carter contested Wokingham in 1966. He was Member of Parliament for Birmingham Northfield from 1970 to 1979, when he unexpectedly lost the seat to the Conservative Jocelyn Cadbury by just 204 votes (a margin of 0.3%), on a swing of 10.2%. Carter was a junior minister for the Northern Ireland Office from 1976 to 1979.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Donald Chapman
Member of Parliament for Birmingham Northfield
Succeeded by
Jocelyn Cadbury