Dick Taverne

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The Lord Taverne

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Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies
In office
1970–1979
Preceded byPosition Established
Succeeded byJohn Kay
Financial Secretary to the Treasury
In office
13 October 1969 – 19 June 1970
Prime MinisterHarold Wilson
Preceded byHarold Lever
Succeeded byPatrick Jenkin
Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
Assumed office
5 February 1996
Life Peerage
Member of Parliament
for Lincoln
In office
8 March 1962 – 10 October 1974
Preceded byGeoffrey de Freitas
Succeeded byMargaret Jackson
Personal details
Born (1928-10-18) 18 October 1928 (age 91)
Political partyLabour (−1972)
Democratic Labour (1972–80) Social Democratic (1981–88) Liberal Democrats (1988–)
Alma materBalliol College, Oxford

Dick Taverne, Baron Taverne, QC (born 18 October 1928) is an English Liberal Democrat politician and life peer in the House of Lords.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dick Taverne: "Some of the Labour Party people have absolutely nowhere to go"". www.newstatesman.com. Retrieved 2019-10-08.