Merlyn Rees

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Person.png Merlyn Rees   NNDBRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(politician, deep state operative?)
Merlyn Rees.jpg
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
Died2006-01-05 (Age 85)
London, United Kingdom
Alma materGoldsmiths, University of London, University of Nottingham, London School of Economics
Member ofKönigswinter/Speakers
A UK home secretary who spoke at the 1979 Jerusalem Conference on International Terrorism.

[[|x22px|link=Shadow Secretary of State for Energy]] Shadow Secretary of State for Energy

In office
4 November 1980 - 24 November 1982
Preceded byDavid Owen
Succeeded byJohn Smith

Employment.png Shadow Home Secretary Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
4 May 1979 - 4 November 1980
Preceded byWilliam Whitelaw
Succeeded byRoy Hattersley

Employment.png Home Secretary Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
10 September 1976 - 4 May 1979
Preceded byRoy Jenkins
Succeeded byWilliam Whitelaw

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

In office
5 March 1974 - 10 September 1976
Preceded byFrancis Pym
Succeeded byRoy Mason

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

In office
24 March 1972 - 4 March 1974
Succeeded byAirey Neave, Francis Pym

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Leeds South

In office
20 June 1963 - 9 June 1983

Special Branch

Merlyn Rees said the role of the UK Special Branch was to "collect information on those who I think cause problems for the state".[1]

Jerusalem Conference

Rees spoke at the seminal 1979 Jerusalem Conference on International Terrorism on "Terror in Ireland and Britain's Response."