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The Lord Anderson of Swansea

Member of Parliament
for Swansea East
In office
10 October 1974 – 5 May 2005
Preceded by Neil McBride
Succeeded by Sian James

Member of Parliament
for Monmouth
In office
31 March 1966 – 18 June 1970
Preceded by Peter Thorneycroft
Succeeded by Sir John Stradling Thomas

Born 17 June 1937 (1937-06-17) (age 72)
Swansea
Nationality Birtish
Political party Labour
Alma mater Swansea University

Donald Anderson, Baron Anderson of Swansea, PC, DL (born 17 June 1939, Swansea), is a British Labour Party politician who was a Member of Parliament from 1966 to 1970 and from 1974 to 2005.

Educated at Brynmill Primary School, Liberton High School, Swansea Grammar School (now known as Bishop Gore School) and Swansea University, Anderson was one of the longest-serving Members of Parliament in the UK of recent years.

Anderson retired from Parliament at the 2005 general election. On 13 May 2005 it was announced that he would be created a life peer, and on 28 June 2005 he was created Baron Anderson of Swansea, of Swansea in the County of West Glamorgan. He was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of West Glamorgan in February 2006.

He was also a Labour councillor on the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea from 1971 to 1974.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Peter Thorneycroft
Member of Parliament for Monmouth
19661970
Succeeded by
Sir John Stradling Thomas
Preceded by
Neil McBride
Member of Parliament for Swansea East
Oct 19742005
Succeeded by
Sian James
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