Labour Candidate (picture)

April 1950

South Yorkshire Times April 15, 1950

Labour Candidate

Mr Frederick Oakley, of 22, Adwick Street, Denaby, will stand as Labour candidate for the West Ward of Conisbrough Urban Council in the May elections.

If he is elected it will be his first experience of local government. Mr Oakley has worked at Denaby Main Colliery since he was 14, going there from Denaby Main Junior Mixed school. He has been a member of the Labour Party for seven years, is a delegate to the Central Party from Denaby Ward, and is on the Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Labour Group.

He has been secretary of the check-weigh fund at Denaby Main Colliery for eight years. Mr. Oakley has a wife and two children.