Edward Heath

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Sir Edward Heath

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Heath in 1987
Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick
In office
19 Juin 1970 – 4 Mairch 1974
MonarchElizabeth II
Precedit biHarold Wilson
Succeedit biHarold Wilson
Leader o the Opposeetion
In office
4 Mairch 1974 – 11 Februar 1975
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime MeenisterHarold Wilson
Precedit biHarold Wilson
Succeedit biMargaret Thatcher
In office
28 Julie 1965 – 19 Juin 1970
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime MeenisterHarold Wilson
Precedit biSir Alec Douglas-Home
Succeedit biHarold Wilson
Leader o the Conservative Pairty
In office
28 Julie 1965 – 11 Februar 1975
Precedit biSir Alec Douglas-Home
Succeedit biMargaret Thatcher
Shaidae Chancellor o the Exchequer
In office
27 October 1964 – 27 Julie 1965
LeaderSir Alec Douglas-Home
Precedit biReginald Maudling
Succeedit biIain Macleod
Secretar o State for Industry, Trade an Regional Development
In office
20 October 1963 – 16 October 1964
Prime MeenisterSir Alec Douglas-Home
Precedit biFred Erroll
Succeedit biDouglas Jay
Laird Privy Seal
In office
14 Februar 1960 – 18 October 1963
Prime MeenisterHarold Macmillan
Precedit biQuintin Hogg
Succeedit biSelwyn Lloyd
Meenister o Labour
In office
14 October 1959 – 27 Julie 1960
Prime MeenisterHarold Macmillan
Precedit biIain MacLeod
Succeedit biJohn Hare
Govrenment Chief Whip in the Commons
Pairlamentary Secretar tae the Treasury
In office
7 Aprile 1955 – 14 Juin 1959
Prime MeenisterAnthony Eden
Harold Macmillan
Precedit biPatrick Buchan-Hepburn
Succeedit biMartin Redmayne
Faither o the Hoose
In office
9 Aprile 1992 – 7 Juin 2001
Precedit biBernard Braine
Succeedit biTam Dalyell
Member o Pairlament
for Auld Bexley an Sidcup
In office
9 Juin 1983 – 7 Juin 2001
Precedit biConstituency creatit
Succeedit biDerek Conway
Member o Pairlament
for Sidcup
In office
28 Februar 1974 – 9 Juin 1983
Precedit biConstituency creatit
Succeedit biConstituency abolished
Member o Pairlament
for Bexley
In office
23 Februar 1950 – 28 Februar 1974
Precedit biAshley Bramall
Succeedit biConstituency abolished
Personal details
BornEdward Richard George Heath
9 Julie 1916(1916-07-09)
Broadstairs, Kent
Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
Dee'd17 Julie 2005(2005-07-17) (aged 89)
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
Restin placeSalisbury Cathedral
NaitionalityBreetish
Poleetical pairtyConservative
Spoose(s)Single (never married)
BairnsNone
Alma materBalliol College, Oxford
Thrift
Profession
ReligionAnglican
AwairdsMember o the Order o the Breetish Empire
SignaturEdward Heath's signatur
Militar service
Service/branchBreetish Airmy
Honourable Artillery Company
RankLieutenant Colonel
Battles/warsSeicont Warld War

Sir Edward Richard George Heath KG MBE (9 Julie 1916 – 17 Julie 2005), eften kent as Ted Heath, wis leader o the Conservative Pairty frae 1965 tae 1975 an Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick frae 1970 tae 1974. He wis a Member o Pairlament frae 1950 tae 2001.