• Born date: 1923-10-14
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Joel Barnett, Baron Barnett

Joel Barnett, Baron Barnett, PC (born 14 October 1923), is a Labour Party member of the House of Lords.Barnett was educated at Manchester Central High School. He worked as an accountant. He was elected a councillor on Prestwich Borough Council 1956-1959 and was treasurer of Manchester Fabian Society.Barnett stood in Runcorn in 1959 without success.He was elected Member of Parliament for Heywood and Royton in 1964.