Watkins, Tudor, 1903-1983.

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Watkins, Tudor, 1903-1983.

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Tudor Elwyn Watkins was born at Abercrave in 1903. He worked as a miner from 1917 until 1925, served as a Labour Party agent at Brecon and Radnor from 1925 until 1933, and was the general secretary to the Breconshire Association of Friendly Societies from 1937 until 1948. He was the Labour Member of Parliament for Brecon and Radnor from 1945 until 1970 and avidly supported the Parliament for Wales Campaign in the early 1950s. He was also a supporter of CND. In 1970 he retired from parliament and entered the House of Lords as Baron Watkins of Glantawe. He died in 1983.


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