George Edward Peter Thorneycroft, Baron Thorneycroft, CH, PC (26 July 1909 – 4 June 1994) was a British Conservative Party politician. He served as Chancellor of the Exchequer between 1957 and 1958. Early life Born in Dunston, Staffordshire, Thorneycroft was the son of Major George Edward Mervyn Thorneycroft and Dorothy Hope Franklyn.
George Edward Peter Thorneycroft, Baron Thorneycroft CH, PC (* 26. Juli 1909; † 4. Juni 1994 in London) war ein britischer Politiker . Biografie [ Bearbeiten | Quelltext bearbeiten] Nach dem Besuch des Eton College leistete er von 1930 bis 1933 seinen Militärdienst bei der Royal Marine Artillery der British Army .
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(George Edward) Peter Thorneycroft, Baron Thorneycroft (1909-1994), Politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer. Sitter in 27 portraits Elected as a Conservative MP in 1938, Thorneycroft became President of the Board of Trade in 1951, and was the youngest member of Winston Churchill's cabinet.
He returned to the Cabinet in 1960 and held a number of posts in government and in opposition, before losing his seat in the 1966 general election, when he entered the House of Lords as Baron Thorneycroft of Dunston.
19 de abr. de 2011 · Pages 227-250 | Published online: 19 Apr 2011. This article re-assesses the resignation of Chancellor of the Exchequer, Peter Thorneycroft, and his two junior ministers in January 1958 in terms of the importance of this event in the pre-history of Thatcherism.