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Rt. Hon. Norman Stewart Hughson LAMONT

Rt. Hon. Norman Stewart Hughson LAMONT, British Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Background

  • LAMONT, Rt. Hon. Norman Stewart Hughson was born on May 8, 1942. Parents: the late Daniel Lamont and Helen Irene Hughson.

  • Education

    • Loretto School; Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University, Bachelor of Arts. Spoken languages: basic french.

    Career

    • Chairman, Cambridge University Association, 1963. President, Cambridge Union, 1964. PA to Right Honourable Duncan Sandys, 1965.

      Conservative Research Department, 1966-1968, Chairman, Bow Group, 1971-1972. Member of Parliament for Kingston-upon-Thames, since 1972. Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister for Arts, 1974.

      Secretary, Conservative Parliamentary Finance Committee, 1974. Opposition Spokesman on Prices and Consumer Affairs, 1975-1976. Opposition Spokesman on Industry, 1976-1979.

      UnderSec. of State, Department of Energy, 1979-1981. Minister of State, Department of Trade and Industry, 1981-1985. Minister for Defence Procurement, 1985-1986.

      Financial Secretary to the Treasury, 1986-1989. Chief Secretary to the Treasury, 1989-1990. Chancellor of the Exchequer.

      Merchant Banker, 1968-1979.

    Works

    • Newspaper articles and Bow group memoranda.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Conservative Party

    Religion

    Christian.

    Membership

    Clubs: Garrick Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Ornithology; reading.

    Connections

    • Spouse Alice Rosemary Lamont (née White), 1971. Children: one son, one d.
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    Born May 8, 1942
    (age 75)
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