Lord Prior

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Lord Prior, including posts and roles held.

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Representations

Waveney
Elected 1 time
9 June 1983 - 11 June 1987
Commons
Lowestoft
Elected 7 times
8 October 1959 - 9 June 1983
Commons

Party affiliation

Conservative
8 October 1959 - 12 December 2016

Government posts

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Office
14 September 1981 - 10 September 1984
Commons
Secretary of State for Employment
Department of Employment
5 May 1979 - 13 September 1981
Commons
Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House Lords (Privy Council Office)
Privy Council Office
5 November 1972 - 4 March 1974
Commons
Secretary of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
20 June 1970 - 4 November 1972
Commons

Other posts

Deputy Chair, Conservative Party
1 July 1972 - 1 March 1974
Commons
Vice-Chair, Conservative Party
1 January 1965 - 1 July 1965
Commons

House membership

Lords
Lord Prior
14 October 1987 - 12 December 2016
Commons
James Prior
8 October 1959 - 11 June 1987

Opposition posts

Shadow Secretary of State
HM Official Opposition
1 March 1974 - 3 May 1979
Commons

Committee memberships

Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I
3 December 2003 - 18 November 2004
Lords
Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
19 November 2002 - 18 November 2004
Lords