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The Lord Tebbit

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Chairman of the Conservative Party
In office
2 September 1985 – 13 June 1987
Leader Margaret Thatcher
Preceded by John Gummer
Succeeded by Peter Brooke
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
In office
2 September 1985 – 13 June 1987
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
Preceded by The Earl of Gowrie
Succeeded by Kenneth Clarke
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry
In office
11 October 1983 – 2 September 1985
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
Preceded by Cecil Parkinson
Succeeded by Leon Brittan
Secretary of State for Employment
In office
14 September 1981 – 16 October 1983
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
Preceded by James Prior
Succeeded by Tom King
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Trade
In office
4 May 1979 – 5 January 1981
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
Preceded by Michael Meacher
Succeeded by Lord Trefgarne
Member of Parliament
for Chingford
In office
28 February 1974 – 9 April 1992
Preceded by Constituency created
Succeeded by Iain Duncan Smith
Member of Parliament
for Epping
In office
18 June 1970 – 28 February 1974
Preceded by Stan Newens
Succeeded by Constituency abolished
Personal details
Born
Norman Beresford Tebbit

29 March 1931 (1931-03-29) (age 89)
Ponders End, Middlesex
Nationality British
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Margaret Daines
Children 3
Residence Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Occupation Politician, Peer
Profession Journalist

Norman Beresford Tebbit, Baron Tebbit, CH, PC (born 29 March 1931) is a British politician. A member of the Conservative Party, he served in the Cabinet from 1981 to 1987 as Secretary of State for Employment (1981–83), Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1983–85), Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (1985–87) and Chairman of the Conservative Party (1985–87).

He was a member of parliament (MP) from 1970 to 1992, representing the constituencies of Epping (1970–74) and Chingford (1974–92).



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