Geoffrey Rippon

Mr Aubrey Geoffrey Frederick Rippon

Rush ID: 5583

Details

Born:
28 May 1924
Died:
28 January 1997
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
A.E.S. Rippon
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5583
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5534874
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. RIPPON, Geoffrey (1924-1997)

Peerages

  1. Baron Rippon of Hexham

    Life

    1987

Constituencies

  1. Hexham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election: 31 March 1966
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    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. Norwich South

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: 26 May 1955
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1964
    Date of exit: 15 October 1964
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Shoreditch and Finsbury

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  2. Shoreditch and Finsbury

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary of State for Environment 1972-1974

  2. PPS 1956-1957

    to Duncan Sandys, as Minister of Housing and Local Government

  3. PPS 1957-1959

    to Duncan Sandys, as Minister of Defence

  4. Parliamentary Secretary 1959-1961

    Ministry of Aviation

  5. Parliamentary Secretary 1961-1962

    Ministry of Housing and Local Government

  6. Minister of Public Buildings & Works 1962-1964

  7. Minister of Technology 1970

    June-July 1970

  8. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1970-1972

Other parliaments

  1. European Parliament

    member

    1977-1979

    Leader of Conservative group.

Higher education

  1. Brasenose College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. King's College, Taunton

Marriages

  1. Yorke, Ann Leyland

    Year: 1946

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Monday Club member

Local governments

  1. Surbiton Borough Council

    member

    1945-1954

    Alderman 1949-1954; Mayor 1951-1952

  2. London County Council

    member

    1952-1961

    member for Chelsea

Clubs

  1. White's Club

  2. Carlton Club

  3. Marylebone Cricket Club

  4. Pratt's Club