The Profumo Connection

Our Connection to John Profumo

John Profumo CBE (1915-2006) was a politician and social worker who resigned from the Macmillan government following a scandal in 1963 and devoted the last forty years of his life to voluntary work supporting numerous projects at Toynbee Hall.

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John Profumo

John Profumo was a dedicated volunteer and tireless campaigner for Toynbee Hall for over 40 years. He was an exceptional voluntary fundraiser and eventually became our President. Find out more about John Profumo in our Digital Archive.

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John Profumo dedicated 40 years of his life to supporting the community here in East London. If you would like to support us to continue his great work, please find out how you can do so:

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