Geoffrey Howe

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The Laird Howe o Aberavon

Lord Geoffrey Howe (cropped).jpg
Depute Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick
In office
24 Julie 1989 – 1 November 1990
Prime MeenisterMargaret Thatcher
Precedit biThe Viscoont Whitelaw[a]
Succeedit biMichael Heseltine[b]
Leader o the Hoose o Commons
Laird Preses o the Cooncil
In office
24 Julie 1989 – 1 November 1990
Prime MeenisterMargaret Thatcher
Precedit biJohn Wakeham
Succeedit biJohn MacGregor
Secretar o State for Foreign an Commonweel Affairs
In office
11 Juin 1983 – 24 Julie 1989
Prime MeenisterMargaret Thatcher
Precedit biFrancis Pym
Succeedit biJohn Major
Chancellor o the Exchequer
In office
4 Mey 1979 – 11 Juin 1983
Prime MeenisterMargaret Thatcher
Precedit biDenis Healey
Succeedit biNigel Lawson
Shaidae Chancellor o the Exchequer
In office
18 Februar 1975 – 4 Mey 1979
LeaderMargaret Thatcher
Precedit biRobert Carr
Succeedit biDenis Healey
Shaidae Secretar o State for Heal an Social Services
In office
11 Mairch 1974 – 18 Februar 1975
LeaderEdward Heath
Precedit biKeith Joseph
Succeedit biNorman Fowler
Meenister o State for Tred an Consumer Affairs
In office
5 November 1972 – 4 Mairch 1974
Prime MeenisterEdward Heath
Precedit biMichael Noble
Solicitor General for Ingland an Wales
In office
23 Juin 1970 – 5 November 1972
Prime MeenisterEdward Heath
Precedit biArthur Irvine
Succeedit biMichael Havers
Member o Pairlament
for East Surrey
In office
28 Februar 1974 – 9 Apryle 1992
Precedit biWilliam Clark
Succeedit biPeter Ainsworth
Member o Pairlament
for Reigate
In office
18 Juin 1970 – 28 Februar 1974
Precedit biJohn Vaughan-Morgan
Succeedit biGeorge Gardiner
Member o Pairlament
for Bebington
In office
15 October 1964 – 31 Mairch 1966
Precedit biHendrie Oakshott
Succeedit biEdwin Brooks
Personal details
BornRichard Edward Geoffrey Howe
20 December 1926(1926-12-20)
Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales, UK
Dee'd9 October 2015(2015-10-09) (aged 88)
Idlicote, Warwickshire, Ingland, UK
Cause o daithHeart attack
Poleetical pairtyConservative
Spoose(s)Elspeth Shand (m.1953–2015, his daith)
Alma materTrinity Hall, Cambridge
a. ^ Office vacant frae 10 Januar 1988 tae 24 Julie 1989. b. ^ Office vacant frae 1 November 1990 tae 20 Julie 1995.

Richard Edward Geoffrey Howe, Baron Howe o Aberavon, CH, PC, QC (20 December 1926 – 9 October 2015), kent frae 1970 tae 1992 as Sir Geoffrey Howe, wis a Breetish Conservative politeecian.