Timothy Renton

Mr Ronald Timothy Renton

Rush ID: 5554

Details

Born:
28 May 1932
Died:
25 August 2020
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
R.K.D. Renton
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Minister of State
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5554
MNIS ID:
937
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q2434248
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. RENTON, Timothy (1932- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Renton of Mount Harry

    Life

    1997

Constituencies

  1. Sussex Mid

    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: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Sheffield Park

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: Thu 18th Jun 1970
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1979-1981

    to John Biffen, as Chief Secretary to the Treasury

  2. Minister of State 1990-

    Privy Council Office; Minister for the Arts, Minister for the Civil Service

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1989-1990

  4. Chief Whip 1989-1990

  5. Minister of State 1987-1989

    Home Office

  6. Minister of State 1985-1987

    Foreign and Commonwealth Office

  7. Under-Secretary of State 1984-1985

    Foreign & Commonwealth Office

  8. PPS 1983-1984

    to Geoffrey Howe, as Chancellor of the Exchequer and Foreign Secretary

Higher education

  1. Magdalen College

    Attended -1953

    Degree BA Modern History

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Fergusson, Alice

    Year: 1960

    Notes: 2 sons, 3 daughters

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Conservative Trade Union Association officer

    President 1980-1984

Trade unions

  1. Assocation of Professional, Executive & Clerical Staff member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Coningsby Club