Anthony Crosland

Anthony Crosland education at Oxford was interrupted for five years by the Second World War. He joined the Parachute Regiment of the Royal Welch Fusiliers, serving in North Africa, Italy, Austria and briefly on France. Returning to Oxford to take his degree, he became chairman of the Democratic Socialist Club and President of the Oxford Union. For three years he was Fellow in Economics at Trinity College, Oxford. He entered the House of Commons in 1950. From 1959 until his sudden death at...See more