These files relate to Hooley's period as MP for Sheffield Heeley, for the years 1968-70, and to his work with the United Nations Association
Papers of Frank Hooley MP
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Frank Oswald Hooley was born in Birmingham in November 1923. He attended Birmingham University, then began a career as an administrator in higher education. He was an Administrative Assistant at the University of Birmingham, 1948-52, and Assistant Registrar and then Senior Assistant Registrar at the University of Sheffield, 1952-66. He contested the Skipton constituency for Labour in 1959 and then Sheffield Heeley in 1964, a seat which he subsequently won in March 1966 and held until June 1970. He then resumed his administrative career as Senior Administrative Assistant at Manchester Polytechnic, 1970-71, and Chief Administrative Officer at Sheffield City College of Education, 1971-74. He was re-elected to Sheffield Heeley in February 1974, and remained MP there until 1983, when he contested and lost Stratford-upon-Avon. He was particularly interested in environmental matters, and foreign affairs, especially in relation to developing countries, and was at one time a member of the executive of the United Nations Association. Frank Hooley died on 21 January 2015.
U DMH/1-6 General correspondence, 1968-1970
U DMH/7-11 Cases, 1968-1970
U DMH/12-19 United Nations Association, 1948-1970
U DMH/20-21 Overseas Aid, 1969-1970
U DMH/22-42 General Topics, 1963-1970
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Some of the records in this collection contain sensitive personal information. Those records containing the sensitive personal data information of adults are not available for public inspection for 75 years. Those records containing the sensitive personal data information of children are not available for public inspection for 100 years. This is in accordance with Section 41 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
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Entry in Modern political papers subject guide
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Donated by Frank Hooley in 1971