Edward Heath

Mr Edward Richard George Heath

Rush ID: 345

Details

Born:
9 July 1916
Died:
17 July 2005
Birth place:
Broadstairs, Kent, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Civil servant
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 19/07/2005.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1992
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
345
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q128967
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HEATH, Edward (1916-2005)

Constituencies

  1. Old Bexley and Sidcup

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1997
    Date of election: 1 May 1997
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 2001
    Date of exit: 7 June 2001
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Bexley Sidcup

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1997
    Date of exit: 1 May 1997
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  3. Bexley

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Prime Minister 1970-1974

  2. Secretary of State for Industry 1963-1964

  3. Lord Privy Seal 1960-1963

  4. Minister of Labour 1959-1960

  5. Chief Whip 1955-1959

  6. Father of the House of Commons 1992-2001

  7. Leader of the Opposition 1974-1975

  8. Leader of the Opposition 1965-1970

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Chatham House School, Ramsgate

Marriages

  1. Unknown, not married

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

  2. Conservative Party leader

    1965-1975

Clubs

  1. Buck's Club

  2. Carlton Club

  3. Royal Yacht Squadron