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 former UK Minister of Environment Michael Meacher

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... has been an activist for more than 20 years and has pledged to be a “voice for grassroots members, a champion for party democracy and [to] work towards [a] landslide general election victory”. Jon Lansman – founding chair of Momentum and veteran Bennite who previously worked for Michael Meacher.

A popular MP who served Oldham for more than four decades left a fortune of more than £4m. Veteran Labour politician Michael Meacher died last October having held his seat for 45 years. He was one of the country's longest-service parliamentarians, 'completely committed' to his constituents. After his ...
Veteran Labour politician Michael Meacher left a fortune of £5.2 million - but debts of more than £1 million, the probate office has revealed. After his outstanding affairs were settled, he left £4,181,811 on trust for his wife Lucianne Meacher and the four children of his first marriage. Meacher, 75, died on ...
Past and present Labour leaders joined family and friends in paying their last respects to veteran MP and former minister Michael Meacher. Mr Meacher, 75, had been MP for Oldham West and Royton since 1970, retaining the seat with a 14,738 majority in May. The funeral service was held at St Mary's ...
Michael Meacher was my friend and colleague for more than 30 years. We were on the same side in the ferocious struggle for the soul of the Labour party in the late 1970s, and later served together as ministers in Tony Blair's government. Michael combined a razor-sharp intellect and boyish charm with an ...
Michael Meacher (obituary, 22 October) was proof that in politics, as in sex, timing is everything. With his clever, intellectual, inquiring, methodical mind allied to one of the least self-aggrandising personalities in the Labour ranks in the Commons, despite clear ability and ambition, Meacher was never quite ...
Along with the likes of Tony Benn, Jeremy Corbyn, John McDonnell and Diane Abbott, Michael Meacher, who has died at the age of 75 after a short illness, kept the socialist soul of the Labour Party alive for years. Although he was elected by MPs to the Shadow Cabinet every year from 1983 until Labour's ...
Tributes have been paid to Michael Meacher, one of Labour's longest-serving MPs, who has died aged 75. The member for Oldham West and Royton served as a minister under Harold Wilson, James Callaghan and Tony Blair, while during Labour's opposition years he sat in the shadow cabinet for 14 ...
Michael Meacher: Tony Benn's 'Vicar on Earth' who died finally serving under a Labour leader he loved ... After 45 years of almost continuous conflict with every Labour leader from Harold Wilson to Ed Miliband, the veteran left wing MP Michael Meacher was at last serving under an ideological soul mate ...
When does a political campaigning body cross the red line of legitimacy and become a party within a party, and then what should be done about it? Detailed recent investigations have raised this question about the role of the Blairite Progress organisation within the Labour Party. But the issue raises much ...


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