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Harold Francis Collison, Baron Collison, CBE, (10 May 1909 – 29 December 1995) was a British trade unionist. Born in the East End of London, Collison grew up in Gloucester and attended the Crypt School, before working on a farm from the age of seventeen. He joined the National Union of Agricultural Workers and was also active in the Labour Party. From 1946, he worked at the union headquarters in London, and in 1953 he was elected General Secretary. In 1960, he became President of the International Federation of Plantation, Agricultural and Allied Workers, serving until 1976, and he was also a member of the executive of the International Labour Organisation.

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  • Harold Francis Collison, Baron Collison, of Cheshunt in the County of Hertfordshire CBE (* 10. Mai 1909 in London; † 29. Dezember 1995) war ein britischer Gewerkschaftsfunktionär und Politiker der Labour Party, der viele Jahre lang Generalsekretär der Gewerkschaft der Landwirtschaftsarbeiter NUAW (National Union of Agricultural Workers) und 1964 bis 1965 Vorsitzender des Dachverbandes der Gewerkschaften TUC (Trades Union Congress) war sowie 1964 als Life Peer aufgrund des Life Peerages Act 1958 Mitglied des House of Lords wurde.
  • Harold Francis Collison, Baron Collison, CBE, (10 May 1909 – 29 December 1995) was a British trade unionist. Born in the East End of London, Collison grew up in Gloucester and attended the Crypt School, before working on a farm from the age of seventeen. He joined the National Union of Agricultural Workers and was also active in the Labour Party. From 1946, he worked at the union headquarters in London, and in 1953 he was elected General Secretary. In 1960, he became President of the International Federation of Plantation, Agricultural and Allied Workers, serving until 1976, and he was also a member of the executive of the International Labour Organisation.
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  • Harold Francis Collison, Baron Collison, of Cheshunt in the County of Hertfordshire CBE (* 10. Mai 1909 in London; † 29. Dezember 1995) war ein britischer Gewerkschaftsfunktionär und Politiker der Labour Party, der viele Jahre lang Generalsekretär der Gewerkschaft der Landwirtschaftsarbeiter NUAW (National Union of Agricultural Workers) und 1964 bis 1965 Vorsitzender des Dachverbandes der Gewerkschaften TUC (Trades Union Congress) war sowie 1964 als Life Peer aufgrund des Life Peerages Act 1958 Mitglied des House of Lords wurde.
  • Harold Francis Collison, Baron Collison, CBE, (10 May 1909 – 29 December 1995) was a British trade unionist. Born in the East End of London, Collison grew up in Gloucester and attended the Crypt School, before working on a farm from the age of seventeen. He joined the National Union of Agricultural Workers and was also active in the Labour Party. From 1946, he worked at the union headquarters in London, and in 1953 he was elected General Secretary. In 1960, he became President of the International Federation of Plantation, Agricultural and Allied Workers, serving until 1976, and he was also a member of the executive of the International Labour Organisation. In the 1961 New Year's Honours he was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. He was made a life peer on 14 December 1964 as Baron Collison, of Cheshunt, in the county of Hertford. In 1965, Collison served as President of the Trades Union Congress. In 1969, he resigned as General Secretary of the union to become Chairman of the Supplementary Benefits Commission.
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