Rt Hon John Biffen

John Biffen is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Conservative MP for North Shropshire, and left the Commons on 1 May 1997.

Parliamentary career

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Representations

North Shropshire
Elected 3 times
9 June 1983 - 1 May 1997
Commons
Oswestry
Elected 7 times
8 November 1961 - 9 June 1983
Commons

Party affiliation

Conservative
8 November 1961 - 14 August 2007

Elections contested

Coventry East
8 October 1959
Commons

Government posts

Lord Privy Seal (Privy Council Office)
Privy Council Office
11 June 1983 - 12 June 1987
Commons
Leader of the House of Commons
No Department
7 April 1982 - 13 June 1987
Commons
Lord President of the Council (Privy Council Office)
Privy Council Office
7 April 1982 - 10 June 1983
Commons
Secretary of State for Trade
Department of Trade
5 January 1981 - 5 April 1982
Commons
Chief Secretary to the Treasury
HM Treasury
5 May 1979 - 4 January 1981
Commons

House membership

Commons
John Biffen
8 November 1961 - 1 May 1997