James Prior

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Person.png James Prior  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(politician)
Born1927-10-11
Alma materPembroke College (Cambridge)
PartyConservative

Employment.png Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
14 September 1981 - 27 September 1984
Succeeded byDouglas Hurd

Employment.png Secretary of State for Employment Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
4 May 1979 - 14 September 1981
Succeeded byNorman Tebbit

Employment.png Shadow Secretary of State for Employment

In office
29 October 1974 - 4 May 1979

Employment.png Shadow Home Secretary Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
11 March 1974 - 13 June 1974
Succeeded byKeith Joseph

Employment.png Leader of the House of Commons Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
5 November 1972 - 4 March 1974

Employment.png Lord President of the Council

In office
5 November 1972 - 4 March 1974

Employment.png Minister of Agriculture Fisheries and Food link=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_of_Agriculture, _Fisheries_and_Food

In office
20 June 1970 - 5 November 1972

Employment.png Member of Parliament for for Waveney

In office
8 October 1959 - 11 June 1987

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Waveney

In office
8 October 1959 - 11 June 1987

James Prior is a Conservative peer.[1]

Prior held the following positions during his career as an MP:

MP (Conservative) for: Lowestoft 1959-83, Waveney 1983-87; PPS: to President of the Board of Trade 1962-63, to Minister of Power 1963-64, to Edward Heath as Leader of the Opposition 1965-70; Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1970-72; Lord President and Leader of the House 1972-74; Opposition Spokesperson for Employment 1974-79; Secretary of State for: Employment 1979-81, Northern Ireland 1981-84.[2]

He was raised to the peerage as Baron Prior, of Brampton in the County of Suffolk in 1987.[3]

Affiliations

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References

  1. Lord Prior, www.parliament.uk, accessed 25 June 2010.
  2. Lord Prior, www.parliament.uk, accessed 25 June 2010.
  3. Lord Prior, www.parliament.uk, accessed 25 June 2010.