Humphrey Atkins

Mr Humphrey Edward Gregory Atkins

Rush ID: 6407

Details

Born:
12 August 1922
Died:
4 October 1996
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6407
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333095
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ATKINS, Humphrey (1922-1996)

Peerages

  1. Baron Colnbrook

    Life

    1987

Constituencies

  1. Spelthorne

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 18 June 1970
    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. Merton and Morden

    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: 1970
    Date of exit: 18 June 1970
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. West Lothian

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: Thu 25th Oct 1951
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord Privy Seal 1981-1982

    Resigned after Argentinian invasion of Falkland Islands

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1973-1974

    Treasury

  3. PPS 1959-1962

  4. Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 1979-1981

  5. Treasurer of the Royal Household 1970-1973

  6. Chief Whip 1973-1974

  7. Opposition/other party Whip 1967-1970

  8. Chief Whip 1974-1979

    Chief Opposition whip

Schools

  1. Elgin Academy

Marriages

  1. Spencer-Nairn, unknown

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club