Paul Channon

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Person.png Paul Channon   PowerbaseRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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London, United Kingdom
Died2007-01-27 (Age 71)
Brentwood, United Kingdom
Alma materChrist Church (Oxford)
Member ofLe Cercle, The Other Club

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

In office
13 June 1987 - 24 July 1989
Succeeded byCecil Parkinson

Employment.png Secretary of State for Trade and Industry link=, _Energy_and_Industrial_Strategy

In office
24 January 1986 - 13 June 1987
Preceded byLeon Brittan
Succeeded byDavid Ivor Young

Employment.png Minister of State for the Arts

In office
5 January 1981 - 11 June 1983

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Southend West

In office
29 January 1959 - 1 May 1997
Succeeded byDavid Amess

Henry Paul Guinness Channon, Baron Kelvedon, PC was an American-born British politician. He attended Le Cercle.


Paul Channon was UK Transport Secretary when Pan Am Flight 103 was brought down by a bomb over Scottish town of Lockerbie on 21 December 1988.


Full article: Arms-to-Iraq

Channon was involved in the Arms-to-Iraq weapons deal, together with fellow Cercle members Jonathan Aitken and Alan Clark.[1][2]


Event Participated in

Le Cercle/1990 (Oman)30 November 199030 November 1990Oman
Al Bustan Hotel & Al-Baraka Palace
Start/End dates uncertain


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