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Cecil Parkinson

Personal data
Date of birthSeptember 1, 1931(age 85)
Place of birthCarnforth, United Kingdom
Political partyConservative
SpouseAnne Jarvis (1957-present)
Alma materEmmanuel College, Cambridge
Secretary of State for Transport
In office24 July 1989 - 28 November 1990
Prime ministerMargaret Thatcher
Succeeded byMalcolm Rifkind
Preceded byPaul Channon
Secretary of State for Energy
In office13 June 1987 - 24 July 1989
Prime ministerMargaret Thatcher
Succeeded byJohn Wakeham
Preceded byPeter Walker
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry
In office12 June 1983 - 14 October 1983
Prime ministerMargaret Thatcher
Succeeded byNorman Tebbit
Preceded byThe Lord Cockfield (Trade)
Patrick Jenkin (Industry)
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
In office6 April 1982 - 11 June 1983
Prime ministerMargaret Thatcher
Succeeded byThe Lord Cockfield
Preceded byThe Baroness Young
Paymaster General
In office14 September 1981 - 11 June 1983
Prime ministerMargaret Thatcher
Succeeded byJohn Gummer
Preceded byFrancis Pym
In office9 June 1983 - 9 April 1992
Succeeded byJames Clappison
Preceded byConstituency established
In office28 February 1974 - 9 June 1983
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
Preceded byConstituency established
In office19 November 1970 - 28 February 1974
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
Preceded byIain Macleod

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(Edward) Cecil Parkinson, Baron Parkinson, PC (born 1 September 1931 in Carnforth, Lancashire), is a British Conservative politician and former Cabinet Minister.


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