Smith of Leigh, Lord Peter
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Member of the House of Lords; born: 24 July 1945, Leigh, Lancashire; parents: Ronald Ernest Smith and Kathleen Smith (née Hocken); married: Joy Lesley Smith (née Booth), 1968; children: Anna Frances Catherine (F); public role of spouse: Teacher; education: Bolton Sch.; London Sch. of Economics, B.Sc. Econ; London Univ., Cert.Ed.; Salford Univ., M.Sc. Urban Studies; political career: Cllr., Wigan, 1978-; Leader, Wigan Cncl., 1991-; Chmn., NW Regional Assembly, 1999-2000; Chmn., Assn. of Greater Manchester Authority, 2000-; Chair, Greater Manchester Co…

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“Smith of Leigh, Lord Peter”, in: International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who, Edited by: Jennifer Dilworth, Megan Stuart-Jones. Consulted online on 15 February 2019 <>

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