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Who is Nigel Lawson?
Nigel Lawson, Baron Lawson of Blaby, PC born on 11 March 1932, is a British Conservative Party politician and journalist. He was a Member of Parliament representing the constituency of Blaby from 1974 to 1992, and served in the cabinet of Margaret Thatcher from 1981 to 1989.
Prior to entering the Cabinet, he served as the Financial Secretary to the Treasury from May 1979 until his promotion to Secretary of State for Energy. He was appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer in June 1983, and served until his resignation in October 1989.
In both Cabinet posts, Lawson was a key proponent of Thatcher’s policies of privatisation of several key industries. Lawson oversaw the sudden deregulation of financial markets in 1986, commonly referred to as the ‘Big Bang’, which decisively strengthened London’s place as a financial capital.
What is Nigel Lawson’s net worth?
The estimated net worth of Nigel Lawson is $2 million dollars.
Who is Nigel Lawson’s wife?
Lawson has been married twice, having children from both marriages. His first wife was Vanessa Salmon (married 1955; marriage dissolved 1980), and second wife was Thérèse Maclear (married 1980; marriage dissolved 2012).
Does Nigel Lawson have kids?
Lawson is the father of six children, including Nigella Lawson, a food writer and celebrity cook, Dominic Lawson, a journalist, and Tom Lawson, headmaster of Eastbourne College.
How old is Nigel Lawson?
Nigella Lawson was born on January 6, 1960, He is 90 years old.
Who are Nigel Lawson’s Parents?
His father, Ralph Lawson (1904–1982), was the owner of a tea-trading firm in the City of London, while his mother, Joan Elizabeth (Davis), was also from a prosperous family of stockbrokers.
Who are Nigel Lawson’s siblings?
Nigel Lawson’s sister is Diana Lawson.
What is Nigel Lawson’s Instagram?
Nigel Lawson is not active on Instagram.