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Labour Party (UK) Shadow Cabinet election, 1984

 

Labour Party (UK) Shadow Cabinet election, 1984

The results of elections to the Labour Party's Shadow Cabinet (more formally, its "Parliamentary Committee") were announced on 26 October 1984.[1] In addition to the 15 members elected, the Leader (Neil Kinnock), Deputy Leader (Roy Hattersley), Labour Chief Whip (Michael Cocks), Labour Leader in the House of Lords (Cledwyn Hughes), and Chairman of the Parliamentary Labour Party (Jack Dormand) were automatically members.

Rank
Prior
rank
Candidate
Constituency
Votes
1 2 Gerald Kaufman Manchester Gorton 127
2 1 Denis Healey Leeds East 117
3= 5 Jack Cunningham Copeland 106
3= 13 Stanley Orme Salford East 106
5 4 John Smith Monklands East 104
6 3 Peter Shore Bethnal Green and Stepney 99
7 8 Peter Archer Warley West 93
8= 9 Barry Jones Alyn and Deeside 89
8= 6 John Prescott Hull East 89
10 12= Gwyneth Dunwoody Crewe and Nantwich 88
11 12= Michael Meacher Oldham West 83
12= 18 Denzil Davies Llanelli 81
12= 12= Giles Radice North Durham 81
14 Donald Dewar Glasgow Garscadden 75
15 10 Robin Cook Livingston 71

Footnotes

Notes
References
  1. ^ Keesing's Contemporary Archives, Volume 30, p.xxviii
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