Austin Vernon Mitchell (born 19 September 1934) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Great Grimsby since a 1977 by-election.
Born in Bradford, Mitchell was educated at Woodbottom Council School, Bingley Grammar School, the University of Manchester and Nuffield College, Oxford.
From 1959–63 he lectured in History at the University... more »
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''He has a nasty instinct for the exposed groin, and always puts his knee in just to stir things up.''Austin Mitchell (b. 1934), British Labour politician. Evening Standard (London, Feb. 2, 1989). Said of fellow M.P. and talk-show host Norman Tebbi...