James Michael Leathes Prior PRIOR

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1927-10-11
Education Charterhouse, Pembroke Coll Cambridge
Books & Publications
Recreations cricket, gardening, philately, field sports, golf
Clubs N/A
Style The Rt Hon Lord Prior, PC
Career farmer and land agent in Norfolk and Suffolk; MP (Cons): Lowestoft 1959-83, Waveney 1983-87; PPS to: pres of BOT 1963, min of Power 1963-64, Rt Hon Edward Heath (leader of the oppn) 1965-70; min of Agric Fisheries and Food 1970-72, a dep chm Cons Pty 1972-74 (vice-chm 1965), lord pres of Cncl and ldr of House of Commons 1972-74, oppn front bench spokesman on employment 1974-79; sec of state: Employment 1979-81, NI 1981-84; chm: Industry and Parl Tst 1990-93, Rural Housing Tst, Great Ormond Street Hosp Special Tstees until 1994, Royal Vet Coll until 1994-98; memb: Tenneco Euro Advsy Cncl until 1997, American Int Gp Advsy Bd 1988-2006; non-exec chm Allders Ltd until 1994; chm: GEC plc 1984-98, African Cargo Handling Ltd 1998-2001, Ascot Underwriting 2001-06; dep chm Celtel (formerly MSI Cellular Investment BV) 2000-05; non-exec dir: United Biscuits (Holdings) plc until 1994, J Sainsbury 1984-96, Barclays plc 1984-88; chllr Anglia Poly Univ 1994-99; chm Arab-British C of C 1996-2003
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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