Peter Rees

Mr Peter Wynford Innes Rees

Rush ID: 5539

Details

Born:
9 December 1926
Died:
30 November 2008
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Major-General T.W. Rees
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5539
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q336515
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. REES, Peter (1926- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Rees

    Life

    1987

Constituencies

  1. Dover

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 9 June 1983
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1987
    Date of exit: 11 June 1987
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Dover and Deal

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Dover

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 18 June 1970
    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: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Liverpool West Derby

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Abertillery

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1965*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Abertillery

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1972

    to Sir Geoffrey Howe, as Solicitor-General

  2. PPS 1972-1973

    to Sir Michael Havers, as Solicitor-General

  3. Minister of State 1979-1981

    Treasury

  4. Minister of State 1981-1983

    Department of Trade and Industry

  5. Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1983-1986

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Stowe

Marriages

  1. Wendell, Mrs Anthea

    Year: 1969

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Boodle's Club