Norman Tebbit

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The Lord Tebbit

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Chairman of the Conservative Party
In office
2 September 1985 – 13 June 1987
LeaderMargaret Thatcher
Preceded byJohn Gummer
Succeeded byPeter Brooke
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
In office
2 September 1985 – 13 June 1987
Prime MinisterMargaret Thatcher
Preceded byThe Earl of Gowrie
Succeeded byKenneth Clarke
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry
In office
11 October 1983 – 2 September 1985
Prime MinisterMargaret Thatcher
Preceded byCecil Parkinson
Succeeded byLeon Brittan
Secretary of State for Employment
In office
14 September 1981 – 16 October 1983
Prime MinisterMargaret Thatcher
Preceded byJames Prior
Succeeded byTom King
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Trade
In office
4 May 1979 – 5 January 1981
Prime MinisterMargaret Thatcher
Preceded byMichael Meacher
Succeeded byLord Trefgarne
Member of Parliament
for Chingford
In office
28 February 1974 – 9 April 1992
Preceded byConstituency created
Succeeded byIain Duncan Smith
Member of Parliament
for Epping
In office
18 June 1970 – 28 February 1974
Preceded byStan Newens
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
Personal details
Born
Norman Beresford Tebbit

(1931-03-29) 29 March 1931 (age 88)
Ponders End, Middlesex
NationalityBritish
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Margaret Daines
Children3
ResidenceBury St Edmunds, Suffolk
OccupationPolitician, Peer
ProfessionJournalist

Norman Beresford Tebbit, Baron Tebbit, CH, PC (born 29 March 1931) is a British politician. A member of the Conservative Party, he served in the Cabinet from 1981 to 1987 as Secretary of State for Employment (1981–83), Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1983–85), Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (1985–87) and Chairman of the Conservative Party (1985–87).

He was a member of parliament (MP) from 1970 to 1992, representing the constituencies of Epping (1970–74) and Chingford (1974–92).

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