Michael Meacher

Michael Meacher

Biography:

Michael Meacher MP has been the Labour Member of Parliament for Oldham West and Royton since 1997. He was first elected to Parliament in 1970 for Oldham West, reversing his previous defeat, and served as a junior minister under Harold Wilson and James Callaghan (Under-Secretary for Industry, 1974-75, Under-Secretary for Health and Social Security, 1975-79). During opposition he was in the Shadow Cabinet for fourteen years and concurrently lectured at the LSE. He stood against Roy Hattersley in the 1983 deputy leadership election. Michael is a member of the Fabian Society.

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  • The Riddle of Existence

    George Noory was joined by Michael Meacher, who is a Labour Member of the Parliament in England, for a discussion on whether human existence is the result of random interactions, or part of an overarching plan generated by some cosmic force. During the first hour,...More »

Last Night

AC/DC & Bon Scott's Death / Open Lines
AC/DC & Bon Scott's Death / Open Lines
Journalist and editor Jesse Fink discusses the legendary rock band AC/DC, and the untold story of Bon Scott and the Back in Black album. Open Lines followed in the latter half of the program.
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