James Prior

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James Prior
(politician)
Wikipedia page James Prior, Baron Prior
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


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.