Tony Newton

Mr Antony Harold Newton

Rush ID: 5205

Details

Born:
29 August 1937
Died:
25 March 2012
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Economist / Economic consultant
Election occupation:
Political party administrator
Parentage:
Harold Newton
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5205
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333068
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. NEWTON, Tony (1937- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Newton of Braintree

    Life

    1997

Constituencies

  1. Braintree

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1974ยน
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1997
    Date of exit: 1 May 1997
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Sheffield Brightside

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 1970-06-18 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Assistant Whip 1979-1981

  2. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1982-1984

    Department of Health and Social Security

  3. Minister of State 1984-1986

    Department of Health and Social Security

  4. Minister of State 1986-1988

    Department of Health and Social Security; Minister for Health

  5. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1988-1989

  6. Secretary of State for Social Security 1989-1992

  7. Lord President of the Council 1992-1997

  8. Minister of State 1988-1989

    Department of Trade and Industry

  9. Leader of the House of Commons 1992-1997

  10. Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1981-1982

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Friends' School, Saffron Walden, Essex

Marriages

  1. Huxley, Janet

    Year: 1962

    Notes: Divorced 1986

  2. Gilthorpe, Mrs Patricia

    Year: 1986

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Bow Group member

Clubs

  1. St Stephen's Club