The Lord Blaker
|Member of Parliament|
for Blackpool South
15 October 1964 – 16 March 1992
|Preceded by||Roland Robinson|
|Succeeded by||Nick Hawkins|
|Member of the House of Lords|
10 October 1994 – 5 July 2009
Peter Allan Renshaw Blaker
4 October 1922
British Hong Kong
|Died||5 July 2009(aged 86)|
|Parents||Cedric Blaker (father)|
|Alma mater||New College, Oxford|
Peter Allan Renshaw Blaker, Baron Blaker, Conservative politician.(4 October 1922 – 5 July 2009) was a British
Blaker was born in Hong Kong, son of Cedric Blaker. He was educated at Shrewsbury School before being evacuated to Canada in 1939. There he took a degree in classics, before being commissioned in the Canadian Army. On return to England he went to New College, Oxford. He qualified as a lawyer, and later joined the Foreign Office.
In 1964 he was elected Member of Parliament for Blackpool South, which he represented until 1992. In Parliament, he served as a Minister for the Army (1972–74), Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1974 and 1979–81). He was a Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence from 29 May 1981, until 9 June 1983. He was sworn of the Privy Council in the 1983 Birthday Honours, and was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG) on 21 July 1983.
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- Keele: Ministerial membership of MOD 1970-97
- Keele: Ministers who left the MoD who haven't gone elsewhere in Government
- "No. 49375". The London Gazette (Supplement). 10 June 1983. p. 1.
- "No. 49424". The London Gazette (Supplement). 21 July 1983. p. 9700.
- "No. 53818". The London Gazette. 13 October 1994. p. 14327.
- "Lord Blaker (obituary)". The Telegraph. 7 July 2009. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
- Times Guide to the House of Commons, 1987
- The Peerage Website
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Mr Peter Blaker
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