Peter Walker

Mr Peter Edward Walker

Rush ID: 8800

Details

Born:
25 March 1932
Died:
23 June 2010
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Sydney Walker
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8800
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333858
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WALKER, Peter (1932- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Walker of Worcester

    Life

    1992

Constituencies

  1. Worcester

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1961*
    Date of election: 16 March 1961
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1992
    Date of exit: 9 April 1992
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Dartford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: 1959-10-08 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  2. Dartford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: 1955-05-26 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1963-1964

    to Selwyn Lloyd, as Leader of the Commons

  2. Minister of Housing and Local Government 1970

  3. Secretary of State for Environment 1970-1972

  4. Secretary of State for Trade and Industry 1972-1974

  5. Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1979-1983

  6. Secretary of State for Energy 1983-1987

  7. Secretary of State for Wales 1987-1992

Schools

  1. Latymer School

Marriages

  1. Pout, Tessa

    Year: 1969

    Notes: 3 sons, 1 daughter

Relationships

  1. Father of Robin Walker

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Young Conservatives officer

    1958-1960

    Chairman

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. St Stephen's Club

  3. Buck's Club

  4. City of London Club

  5. Turf Club