Roy Sydney George Hattersley, Baron Hattersley (born 28 December 1932) is a British Labour politician, author and journalist from Sheffield. He served as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from 1983 to 1992.
Roy Hattersley has been a socialist and Labour supporter from his youth, electioneering at the age of 12 for his local MP and city councillors, beginning in 1945. His own mother, ... more »
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''In politics, being ridiculous is more damaging than being extreme.''Roy Hattersley (b. 1932), British Labour politician. Evening Standard (London, May 9, 1989).
''Morality and expediency coincide more than the cynics allow.''Roy Hattersley (b. 1932), British Labour politician. Guardian (London, Sept. 30, 1988).
''The proposition that Muslims are welcome in Britain if, and only if, they stop behaving like Muslims is a doctrine which is incompatible with the principles that guide a free society.''Roy Hattersley (b. 1932), British Labour politician. Independent (London, July 21, 1989).