Peter Thomas

Mr Peter John Mitchell Thomas

Rush ID: 8804

Details

Born:
31 July 1920
Died:
4 February 2008
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Theatrical manager/producer
Parentage:
David Thomas, solicitor
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8804
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333616
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. THOMAS, Peter (1920- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Thomas of Gwydir

    Life

    1987

Constituencies

  1. Hendon South

    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. Barnet Hendon South

    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. Hendon South

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 18 June 1970
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-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
  4. Conway

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: 25 October 1951
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1966
    Date of exit: 31 March 1966
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1954-1959

    to Sir Harry Hylton-Foster, as Solicitor-General

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1959-1961

    Ministry of Labour

  3. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1961-1963

    Foreign Office

  4. Minister of State 1963-1964

    Foreign Office

  5. Secretary of State for Wales 1970-1974

Higher education

  1. Jesus College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Epworth College, Rhyl

Marriages

  1. Dean, Frances Elizabeth Tessa

    Year: 1947

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

    Chairman 1970-1972

Political organisations

  1. National Union of Conservative Associations officer

    1974-1976

    President

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club