Rodney Elton, 2nd Baron Elton

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The Lord Elton
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Minister of State for Environment
In office
27 March 1985 – 10 September 1986
Prime MinisterMargaret Thatcher
Preceded bynew appointment
Succeeded byHon. William Waldegrave
Minister of State for Home Affairs
In office
11 September 1984 – 25 March 1985
Prime MinisterMargaret Thatcher
Preceded byDavid Waddington
Succeeded byDavid Mellor
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Home Affairs
In office
6 April 1982 – 11 September 1984
Prime MinisterMargaret Thatcher
Preceded byThe Lord Belstead
Succeeded byDavid Mellor
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social Security
In office
15 September 1981 – 6 April 1982
Prime MinisterMargaret Thatcher
Preceded byGeoffrey Finsberg
Succeeded byLord Trefgarne
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
In office
7 May 1979 – 15 September 1981
Prime MinisterMargaret Thatcher
Preceded byTom Pendry
Succeeded byDavid Mitchell
Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
Assumed office
13 May 1973
Hereditary Peerage
Preceded byThe 1st Lord Elton
Personal details
Born (1930-03-02) March 2, 1930 (age 90)
Political partyConservative

Rodney Elton, 2nd Baron Elton (born 2 March 1930) is a British politician and Conservative member of the House of Lords. In 1981 he was moved to the Department of Health and Social Security and in 1982 to the Home Office. In 1984 he was promoted to Minister of State within the Home Office.

In 1985, Elton joined the Department of Environment, again as a Minister of State, but left the government the following year.[1]

Styles[change | change source]

  • 2 March 1930 – 16 January 1934: Rodney Elton
  • 16 January 1934 – 18 April 1973: The Honourable Rodney Elton
  • 18 April 1973 – present: The Right Honourable The Lord Elton

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ladies in Waiting and Equerries". Official website of the Royal Family.

Other websites[change | change source]

Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Godfrey Elton, 1st Baron
Baron Elton
1973–present
Incumbent
Heir apparent:
Edward Elton