Brian Howe (Politician)

Brian Howe (Politician)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Brian Leslie Howe, AO, Australian politician, was Deputy Prime Minister in the Labor government of Paul Keating from 1991 to 1995. Howe was born in Melbourne, and was educated at Melbourne High School and the University of Melbourne. He later studied theology in Chicago 1967-69, and then returned to Australia. Having served as a Methodist minister, he afterwards became a Uniting Church minister in various parts of Victoria - Morwell, Eltham, and Fitzroy. He was elected for the northern Melbourne metropolitan electoral Division of Batman to the House of Representatives in 1977. Howe had defeated the incumbent Horace Garrick for Labor preselection in a hard-fought contest. A member of the Socialist Left faction of the Labor Party, he was Minister for Defence Support in the government of Bob Hawke from 1983. In 1984 he became Minister for Social Security, and carried out in this role various radical reforms to Australia's welfare system
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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135876139
  • 9786135876130