| Merlyn Rees |
(politician, deep state operative?)
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
|Died||2006-01-05 (Age 85)|
London, United Kingdom
|Alma mater||Goldsmiths, University of London, University of Nottingham, London School of Economics|
A UK home secretary
who spoke at the 1979 Jerusalem Conference on International Terrorism
|9 June 1983 - 9 April 1992|
|Preceded by||Shirley SummerskillKenneth Baker, Tony Benn, Winston Churchill II, Gwyneth Dunwoody, Clement Freud, Stephen Hastings, Nicholas Lyell, Fred Mulley, John Nott, Merlyn Rees, William Rodgers, David Waddington|
|Succeeded by||Michael Ancram, John Horam, John Hutton, Ken PurchaseBob Ainsworth, Hugh Bayley, Ann Coffey, Jim Cunningham, Angela Eagle, Nigel Evans, Cheryl Gillan, Nick Harvey, Charles Hendry, David Lidington, Peter Luff, Stephen Milligan, Nick Raynsford|
|20 June 1963 - 9 June 1983|
|Succeeded by||Richard Caborn, Michael HowardKenneth Baker, Winston Churchill II, Robin Corbett, Gwyneth Dunwoody, Clement Freud, Edward Heath, Alan Howarth, Douglas Hurd, Edward Leigh, Nicholas Lyell, Dave Nellist, Merlyn Rees, Nicholas Soames, David Waddington|
Merlyn Rees said the role of the UK Special Branch was to "collect information on those who I think cause problems for the state".
Rees spoke at the seminal 1979 Jerusalem Conference on International Terrorism on "Terror in Ireland and Britain's Response."