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| James Prior |
|Alma mater||Pembroke College (Cambridge)|
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.
He was raised to the peerage as Baron Prior, of Brampton in the County of Suffolk in 1987.
- Conservative Party Vice-Chair 1965, Deputy Chairman 1972-1974
- Arab-British Chamber of Commerce Chair 1996-2004