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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The Baron Moore of Lower Marsh, PC 1937-2019

_. The Lord Moore of Lower Marsh, PC, former Conservative MP and government minister in the administration of Margaret Thatcher, died 20 May, 2019. He was 81.

John Edward Michael Moore was born 26 November, 1937; served as Conservative MP for Croydon Central from February, 1974 until 1992; was briefly Secretary of State for Health & Social Services, 1987-88; and prior to that had served in the Thatcher administration as Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Minister of Transport; retired from the House of Commons in 1992 and was created a life peer taking the title Baron Moore of Lower Marsh, of Lower Marsh in the London Borough of Lambeth.

He was predeceased by his wife Sheila, and leaves three children, Stephanie, Martin and Richard.

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