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Cecil Parkinson

AKA Cecil Edward Parkinson

Born: 1-Sep-1931
Birthplace: Carnforth, Lancashire, England
Died: 22-Jan-2016
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Thatcherite MP and Minister

Wife: Ann Mary Jarvis (m. 1957, three daughters)
Daughter: Mary
Daughter: Emma
Daughter: Joanna
Mistress: Sara Keays (his secretary, one daughter)
Daughter: Flora Keays (b. 31-Dec-1983)

    High School: Lancaster Royal Grammar School
    University: Emmanuel College, Cambridge University (1955)

    UK Secretary of State for Transport (1989-90)
    UK Secretary of State for Energy (1987-89)
    UK Minister Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1983)
    UK Minister chancellor-duchy-lancaster:(1982-83)
    UK Paymaster-General (1981-83)
    UK Member of Parliament for Hertsmere (1983-92)
    UK Member of Parliament for South Hertfordshire (1974-83)
    UK Member of Parliament for Enfield West (1970-74)
    Conservative Party (UK) Chairman (1981-83 and 1997-98)
    Life Peerage 1992 as Baron Parkinson of Carnforth

Author of books:
Right at the Centre: An Autobiography (1992, memoir)

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