Labour Party politician in West Ham.

A councillor on West Ham County Borough Council from the 1950s until its abolition in 1965, sitting on the education committee.

He went on to be a member of the successor Newham London Borough Council and was Mayor of Newham 1967-68. He was also elected to represent Newham on the Greater London Council (GLC) from 1964 -73; and Newham North West from 1973 until the GLC's abolition in 1986. He was Deputy Chairman of the GLC for 1970-71.

An obituary here [1] and information here [2]

See also Arthur George Edwards

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