Stephen Hastings

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Person.png Stephen Hastings   PowerbaseRdf-icon.png
(spook, politician)
Born 4 May 1921
Knightsbridge, London
Died 10 January 2005 (Age 83)
Wansford, Cambridgeshire
Nationality British
Alma mater Sandhurst
Children 2
Founder of Shield
Member of Le Cercle, Shield
Party Conservative

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Mid Bedfordshire

In office
16 November 1960 - 9 June 1983
Succeeded by Nicholas Lyell

Sir Stephen Hastings was an MI6 agent and politician.


Hastings was the son of a Southern Rhodesian farmer.



Hastings assisted in the election of Margaret Thatcher through his activities in The Shield.

Thatcher recommended him for a knighthood in 1983.