Donald Piers Chesworth

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Donald Piers Chesworth (1923–1991) OBE was a politician and administrator who was closely associated with labour causes. His papers are held by Queen Mary Archives.[1] He was warden of Toynbee Hall from 1977 to 1987.

Selected appointments[edit]

His appointments included:[2]

  • Student and Overseas Secretary, International Union of Socialist Youth, 1947-1951
  • Chairman, National Association of Labour Student Organisations, 1947
  • Whip and Member of the Policy Committee, London County Council, 1952-1965
  • Member, Board of Visitors, Hewell Grange Borstal, 1950-1952
  • Chairman, Managers of Mayford Home Office Approved School, 1952-1958
  • Labour Adviser, Tanganyika Government and Chairman, Territorial Minimum Wages Board, 1961-1962
  • Labour Adviser, Mauritius Government and Chairman, Sugar Wages Councils, 1962-1965
  • Council member, 1965-1976 and Chairman, 1967, 1968, 1970-1974, War on Want
  • Director, Notting Hill Social Council, 1968-1977
  • National Committee, UK Freedom from Hunger Campaigns, 1969-1976
  • Executive Board, Voluntary Committee on Overseas Aid and Development, 1969-1976
  • Member, ILEA Education Committee, 1970-1977
  • Chairman, World Development Political Action Trust, 1971-1975
  • Alderman, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, 1971-1977
  • Chairman, Mauritius Salaries Commission, 1973-1977
  • Member, Court of Governors, London School of Economics, 1973-1978
  • South Metropolitan Conciliation Committee, Race Relations Board, 1975-1977
  • Warden, Toynbee Hall, 1977-1987
  • Vice-Chairman, Toynbee Housing Association, 1977-1986
  • Governor, Tower Hamlets Adult Education Institute, 1978-1991
  • Governor, City and East London College, 1978-1991
  • Chairman, Mauritius Government Enquiry into position of families without wage earners, 1981
  • Government Salaries Commissioner, Mauritius, 1987-1988
  • Chairman, Tower Hamlets ILEA Tertiary Education Council, and Member Tertiary Education Board, 1987-1991
  • Chairman, Spitalfields Heritage Centre, 1987-1991

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guide to Archives. Queen Mary University of London. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  2. ^ Papers of Donald Piers Chesworth, politician and administrator. JISC. Retrieved 30 June 2018.