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Brian Howe

Second Keating Cabinet 1994 (cropped Howe).jpg
Howe in 1994
8th Deputy Prime Minister of Australia
In office
3 June 1991 – 20 June 1995
Prime Minister Bob Hawke
Paul Keating
Preceded by Paul Keating
Succeeded by Kim Beazley
Deputy Leader of the Labor Party
In office
3 June 1991 – 20 June 1995
Leader Bob Hawke
Paul Keating
Preceded by Paul Keating
Succeeded by Kim Beazley
Minister for Regional Development
In office
25 March 1994 – 11 March 1996
Prime Minister Paul Keating
Preceded by Peter Cook
Succeeded by John Sharp
Minister for Local Government
In office
24 March 1993 – 25 March 1994
Prime Minister Paul Keating
Preceded by David Simmons
Succeeded by Warwick Smith
Minister for Housing
In office
7 May 1990 – 11 March 1996
Prime Minister Bob Hawke
Paul Keating
Preceded by Peter Staples
Minister for Community Services
In office
4 April 1990 – 25 March 1994
Prime Minister Bob Hawke
Paul Keating
Preceded by Neal Blewett
Succeeded by Carmen Lawrence
Minister for Health
In office
4 April 1990 – 24 March 1993
Prime Minister Bob Hawke
Paul Keating
Preceded by Neal Blewett
Succeeded by Graham Richardson
Minister for Social Security
In office
13 December 1984 – 4 April 1990
Prime Minister Bob Hawke
Preceded by Don Grimes
Succeeded by Graham Richardson
Minister for Defence Support
In office
11 March 1983 – 13 December 1984
Prime Minister Bob Hawke
Preceded by Ian Viner
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Batman
In office
10 December 1977 – 2 March 1996
Preceded by Horrie Garrick
Succeeded by Martin Ferguson
Personal details
Born 23 January 1936 (1936-01-23) (age 85)
Melbourne
Nationality Australian
Political party Labor
Alma mater University of Melbourne
Occupation Minister

Brian Leslie Howe, AO (born 23 January 1936), is an Australian politician and Christian minister. He was Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and deputy leader of the Labor Party from 1991 to 1995, under Bob Hawke and Paul Keating. He was a member of the House of Representatives from 1977 to 1996, representing the Division of Batman in Victoria.

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