Sir Edward Dillon Lott du Cann, KT (born 1924) was a BritishConservativeMember of Parliament for Taunton from 1956 until 1987. He also served as both Chairman of the Conservative Party from 1965 to 1967, and Chariman of the 1922 Committee from 1972 until 1984. The dignity of Knight Bachelor is a part of the British honours system. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The new logo of the Conservative Party The Conservative Party is the largest centre right political party in the United Kingdom. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... Taunton is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... In the United Kingdom, the Chairman of the Conservative Party is responsible for running the party machine, overseeing Conservative Central Office. ... In British politics, the 1922 Committee consists of all backbench Conservative Members of Parliament, though when the party is in opposition, frontbench MPs other than the party leader may also attend its meetings. ...
He succeeded Lord Duncan-Sandys as Chairman of Lonrho. Duncan Edwin Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys1 (January 24, 1908-November 26, 1987) was a British politician and a minister in successive Conservative governments. ... Lonrho plc was incorporated in the United Kingdom on 13 May 1909 as the London and Rhodesian Mining Company Limited. ...
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