John Nott

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Bideford, Devon, England, UK
John Nott was born on February 1, 1932, in Bideford, Devon, in Southwest England, son of Richard and Phyllis Nott. He served in the armed forces in Malaysia from 1952 to 1956, but left to study law at Trinity College, Cambridge. From there, he entered law practice. He entered politics when he won a seat in Parliament in the 1966 General Election, as a Conservative MP representing St. Ives. He served as an MP for seventeen years. When Margaret Thatcher led the Conservative Party to victory in the 1979 General Election, John Nott was appointed Secretary of State for Trade. Read more...


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Timewatch 1982