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Donald Richard Coleman, CBE, JP, DL (19 September 1925 – 14 January 1991) was the Labour Member of Parliament (MP) in the United Kingdom for Neath from 1964 until his death in 1991.

He was educated at Cadoxton Boys' School, Barry, and Cardiff Technical College. He was a tenor soloist and a member of the Welsh National Opera Company. He held a number of technical positions at various laboratories at Cardiff and Swansea before securing an appointment in 1954 as metallurgist to the Research Department of the Steel Company of Wales Ltd, Abbey Works, Port Talbot, in which position he remained until his election to parliament in the General Election of October 1964.

He held a number of junior ministerial appointments including minister of state for Wales, 1967–1970, opposition whip, 1970–1974, Lord of the Treasury 1974–1978, Vice-Chamberlain of the Household 1978–1979, and opposition spokesman on Welsh affairs, 1981–1983. He also served as delegate to the Council of Europe and was especially prominent in the public life of Neath, Swansea and West Glamorgan.

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
D. J. Williams
Member of Parliament for Neath
Succeeded by
Peter Hain
Political offices
Preceded by
James Hamilton
Vice-Chamberlain of the Household
Succeeded by
Anthony Berry


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