Baroness Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher

Party

Conservative

Address as

Baroness Thatcher

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 4545
Fax: 020 7219 0880

Biography

Electoral history

Contested (Conservative, as Margaret Roberts) Dartford 1950 and 1951 general elections. MP (Conservative) for Finchley 1959-92

Parliamentary career

Joint Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance 1961-64; Opposition Frontbench Spokesperson for: Pensions and National Insurance 1964, Housing and Land 1965-66, The Treasury 1966-67; Chief Opposition Frontbench Spokesperson for Power and Member of the Shadow Cabinet 1967; Shadow Minster of: Transport 1968-69, Education 1969-70; Secretary of State for Education and Science 1970-74; Opposition Treasury Spokesman 1974; Leader of the Opposition 1975-79; Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service 1979-90

Party groups

Leader, Conservative and Unionist Party 1975-90

International bodies

Vice-President, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (UK Branch)

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness Thatcher, of Kesteven in the County of Lincolnshire 1992

Register of Interests

Nil

No registrable interests