Ben Parkin (1906 - 1969)
Posted by on January 01 1970 00:03:16
Ben Parkin was Stroud's first Labour MP.  Following his defeat at the 1950 election he was a Director of Chalford Chairs.  Later he became the MP for Paddington and was instrumental in exposing the horrors of the Rachman, the private landlord

A short biography can be found by following this  link