Alan Clark

Alan Clark

Born: April 13, 1928

Died: September 5, 1999

Nationality: English

Occupation: Politician

Biography: Alan Kenneth Mackenzie Clark was a British Conservative MP and diarist. He served as a junior minister in Margaret Thatcher's governments at the Departments of Employment, Trade, and Defence, and became a privy counsellor in 1991.

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Source/Notes: Quoted in his obituary in The Guardian, September 8, 1999.
Source/Notes: Spoken at a fringe meeting at the Conservative Party Conference, October 7, 1997. Reported in The Guardian, October 8, 1997
Source/Notes: William Donaldson (ed.), Brewer's Rogues, Villains and Eccentrics (London 2002), p. 152

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