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Tom Cox


Member of Parliament
for Tooting
Wandsworth Central (1970–Feb 1974)
In office
18 June 1970 – 5 May 2005
Preceded by David Kerr
Succeeded by Sadiq Khan

Born 24 January 1930 (1930-01-24) (age 79)
Nationality Birtish
Political party Labour
Alma mater London School of Economics

Thomas Michael Cox (born 24 January 1930) is a retired Labour party politician in the United Kingdom.

Cox was educated at state schools and the London School of Economics after which, according to his entry in Who's Who, he became an "electrical worker". He served as an alderman of Fulham Borough Council 1960-65 and as a councillor, representing Halford ward, on the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham from 1964, as well as an ILEA councillor.

Cox contested Stroud in 1966. He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Wandsworth Central from 1970 to February 1974, then for Tooting from February 1974 to 2005. He served as a whip in the 1974-1979 Labour government. He lives in Southfields in the London Borough of Wandsworth.

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
David Kerr
Member of Parliament for Wandsworth Central
1970February 1974
constituency abolished
New constituency Member of Parliament for Tooting
February 19742005
Succeeded by
Sadiq Khan







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