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 MeenisterTony Blair
Precedit biMichael Heseltine
Succeedit biNick Clegg (2010)[a]
First Secretar o State
In office
8 Juin 2001 – 27 Juin 2007
Prime MeenisterTony Blair
Precedit biMichael Heseltine (1997)[b]
Succeedit biThe Laird Mandelson (2009)[c]
Secretar o State for the Environment, Transport an the Regions
In office
2 Mey 1997 – 8 Juin 2001
Prime MeenisterTony Blair
Precedit biJohn Gummer (Environment)
George Young (Transport)
Succeedit biMargaret 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
LeaderTony Blair
Precedit biMargaret Beckett
Succeedit biHarriet Harman
Shaidae Cabinet poseetions
Shaidae Secretar o State for Employment
In office
21 October 1993 – 21 Julie 1994
LeaderJohn Smith
Margaret Beckett (Actin)
ShaidaeinDavid Hunt
Michael Portillo
Precedit biFrank Dobson
Succeedit biHarriet Harman
In office
26 October 1984 – 13 Julie 1987
LeaderNeil Kinnock
ShaidaeinTom King
Lord Young of Graffham
Norman Fowler
Precedit biJohn Smith
Succeedit biMichael Meacher
Shaidae Secretar o State for Transport
In office
23 November 1988 – 21 October 1993
LeaderNeil Kinnock
John Smith
ShaidaeinPaul Channon
Cecil Parkinson
Malcolm Rifkind
John MacGregor
Precedit biRobert Hughes
Succeedit biFrank Dobson
In office
31 October 1983 – 26 October 1984
LeaderNeil Kinnock
Precedit biAlbert Booth
Succeedit biGwyneth Dunwoody
Shaidae Secretar o State for Energy
In office
13 Julie 1987 – 23 November 1988
LeaderNeil Kinnock
ShaidaeinCecil Parkinson
Precedit biStanley Orme
Succeedit biTony Blair
Member o Pairlament
for Hull East
In office
19 Juin 1970 – 12 Apryle 2010
Precedit biHarry Pursey
Succeedit biKarl Turner
Member o the Hoose o Lairds
Laird Temporal
Assumed office
8 Julie 2010
Life Peerage
Personal details
BornJohn Leslie Prescott
(1938-05-31) 31 Mey 1938 (age 81)
Prestatyn, Flintshire, Wales
Poleetical pairtyLabour
Spoose(s)Pauline Tilston (m. 1961)
Bairns2
EddicationRuskin College
Alma materVarsity 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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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