John Prescott

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The Laird Prescott
John Prescott on his last day as Deputy Prime Minister, June 2007.jpg
Depute Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick
In office
2 Mey 1997 – 27 Juin 2007
Prime Meenister Tony Blair
Precedit bi Michael Heseltine
Succeedit bi Nick Clegg (2010)[a]
First Secretar o State
In office
8 Juin 2001 – 27 Juin 2007
Prime Meenister Tony Blair
Precedit bi Michael Heseltine (1997)[b]
Succeedit bi The Laird Mandelson (2009)[c]
Secretar o State for the Environment, Transport an the Regions
In office
2 Mey 1997 – 8 Juin 2001
Prime Meenister Tony Blair
Precedit bi John Gummer (Environment)
George Young (Transport)
Succeedit bi Margaret Beckett (Environment, Fuid an Rural Affairs)
Stephen Byers (Transport, Local Government an the Regions)
Depute Leader o the Labour Pairty
In office
21 Julie 1994 – 24 Juin 2007
Leader Tony Blair
Precedit bi Margaret Beckett
Succeedit bi Harriet Harman
Shaidae Cabinet poseetions
Shaidae Secretar o State for Employment
In office
21 October 1993 – 21 Julie 1994
Leader John Smith
Margaret Beckett (Actin)
Shaidaein David Hunt
Michael Portillo
Precedit bi Frank Dobson
Succeedit bi Harriet Harman
In office
26 October 1984 – 13 Julie 1987
Leader Neil Kinnock
Shaidaein Tom King
Lord Young of Graffham
Norman Fowler
Precedit bi John Smith
Succeedit bi Michael Meacher
Shaidae Secretar o State for Transport
In office
23 November 1988 – 21 October 1993
Leader Neil Kinnock
John Smith
Shaidaein Paul Channon
Cecil Parkinson
Malcolm Rifkind
John MacGregor
Precedit bi Robert Hughes
Succeedit bi Frank Dobson
In office
31 October 1983 – 26 October 1984
Leader Neil Kinnock
Precedit bi Albert Booth
Succeedit bi Gwyneth Dunwoody
Shaidae Secretar o State for Energy
In office
13 Julie 1987 – 23 November 1988
Leader Neil Kinnock
Shaidaein Cecil Parkinson
Precedit bi Stanley Orme
Succeedit bi Tony Blair
Member o Pairlament
for Hull East
In office
19 Juin 1970 – 12 Apryle 2010
Precedit bi Harry Pursey
Succeedit bi Karl Turner
Member o the Hoose o Lairds
Laird Temporal
Assumed office
8 Julie 2010
Life Peerage
Personal details
Born John Leslie Prescott
(1938-05-31) 31 Mey 1938 (age 81)
Prestatyn, Flintshire, Wales
Poleetical pairty Labour
Spoose(s) Pauline Tilston (m. 1961)
Bairns 2
Eddication Ruskin College
Alma mater Varsity o Hull
a. ^ Office vacant from 27 June 2007 to 11 May 2010.
b. ^ Office vacant from 2 May 1997 to 8 June 2001.
c. ^ Office vacant from 27 June 2007 to 5 June 2009.

John Leslie Prescott, Baron Prescott (born 31 Mey 1938) is a Breetish politeecian that wis the Depute Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick frae 1997 tae 2007.

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  1. "John Prescott". Desert Island Discs. 19 February 2012. BBC Radio 4. Retrieved 18 January 2014.