Derek Hatton

Derek Hatton

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Derek 'Degsy' Hatton is a broadcaster, businessman and after-dinner speaker. He won celebrity status as a local politician in Liverpool during the 1980s, where he was deputy leader of the city council, and a supporter of the Trotskyist Militant Tendency. He attended Liverpool Institute for Boys from 1959 to 1964, having passed the 11 plus examination. His subsequent academic success was limited, but he enjoyed sports and appeared on stage as Gratiano in a school production of Merchant of Venice with the future theatre producer Bill Kenwright. By then a fireman by occupation, Hatton became a member of the Labour Party and later the high-profile deputy leader of Liverpool City Council in 1983. Hatton was the most vocal, prominent member of the council's leadership and a member of Militant Tendency, a Trotskyist organisation then pursuing entryist tactics within the Labour Partyshow more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 150 x 224 x 14mm | 99.79g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613579194X
  • 9786135791945