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Dennis Skinner
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Skinner in 2011
Chairman of the Labour Party
In office
13 June 1988 – 27 October 1989
Leader Neil Kinnock
Preceded by Neil Kinnock
Succeeded by Jo Richardson
Member of Parliament
for Bolsover
In office
18 June 1970 – 6 November 2019
Preceded by Harold Neal
Succeeded by Mark Fletcher
Majority 5,288 (11.4%)
Personal details
Born
Dennis Edward Skinner

11 February 1932 (1932-02-11) (age 89)
Clay Cross, Derbyshire, England
Nationality British
Political party Labour
Spouse(s)
Mary Parker
(m. 1960; separated 1989)
Domestic partner Lois Blasenheim
Children 3
Alma mater Ruskin College
Profession Miner, politician

Dennis Edward Skinner (born 11 February 1932) is a British Labour politician. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Bolsover between 1970 and 2019. He was Chairman of the Labour Party for one year from 1988–89 and served as a member of Labour's National Executive Committee, with brief breaks, for thirty years.

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