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John Selwyn Brooke Lloyd, Baron Selwyn-Lloyd (28 July 1904 - 18 May 1978), known for most of his career as Selwyn Lloyd, was a British Conservative politician. July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... 1904 is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ...


Lloyd was educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge, and was elected to the House of Commons in 1945, where he became a member of the "Young Turks" faction of the Conservative Party. When the Conservatives returned to power under Churchill in 1951, Lloyd served under Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden as Minister of State for Foreign Affairs from 1951 to 1954. He then served as Minister of Supply (1954-1955) and Minister of Defence (1955), before becoming himself Foreign Secretary in the same year. His tenure saw the Suez Crisis, which led to the fall of the Eden government, but he continued to serve as Foreign Secretary under Harold Macmillan until 1960, then becoming Chancellor of the Exchequer (1960-1962). Full name The College of St Mary Magdalene Motto Garde ta Foy Keep your Faith Named after Mary Magdalene Previous names - Established 1428 Sister College Magdalen College Master Duncan Robinson Location Magdalene Street Undergraduates 335 Graduates 169 Homepage Boatclub Magdalene College (pronounced Maudlin) was founded in 1428 as a Benedictine... The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Right Honourable Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, FRS PC (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman, best known as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. ... 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... The position of Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs was created in the United Kingdoms governmental reorganization of 1782, in which the Northern and Southern Departments became the Home and Foreign Offices. ... The Right Honourable Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, KG, MC, PC (12 June 1897–14 January 1977), British politician, was Foreign Secretary during World War II and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during the 1950s. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... HM Ships Eagle, Bulwark, and Albion of the British Royal Navy. ... The Right Honourable Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, OM, PC (10 February 1894–29 December 1986), nicknamed Supermac and Mac the Knife, was a British Conservative politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Right Honourable Gordon Brown, MP, current Chancellor of the Exchequer The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the ancient title held by the British cabinet minister whose responsibilities are akin to the posts of Minister for Finance or Secretary of the Treasury in other jurisdictions. ...


Unable to cope with Britain's economic problems in the early 1960s, he was sacked from the government and returned to the backbenches, but was called back to the government in 1963 by Alec Douglas-Home, who made him Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Commons until the Conservative defeat in the General Election of 1964. In 1971, after the Conservatives had returned to power, Lloyd became Speaker, a position in which he continued to serve until 1976, when he was raised to the peerage as Baron Selwyn-Lloyd, of Wirral in the County of Merseyside. He died two years later. 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Right Honourable Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel, KT1 (2 July 1903–9 October 1995), 14th Earl of Home from 1951 to 1963, was a British politician, and served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom for a year from October 1963 to October 1964. ... The Lord Privy Seal or Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal is one of the traditional sinecure offices in the British Cabinet. ... The Leader of the House of Commons is a member of the Cabinet of the United Kingdom who is responsible for arranging government business in the House of Commons. ... The United Kingdom general election of 1964 result was a very slim majority for the Labour Party, of 4, and led to their first government since 1951. ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the Lower House of Parliament, the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...



Preceded by:
Harold Macmillan
Minister of Defence
1955
Succeeded by:
Walter Monckton
Preceded by:
Harold Macmillan
Foreign Secretary
1955–1960
Succeeded by:
The Earl of Home
Preceded by:
Derick Heathcoat Amory
Chancellor of the Exchequer
1960–1962
Succeeded by:
Reginald Maudling
Preceded by:
Iain Macleod
Leader of the House of Commons
1963–1964
Succeeded by:
Herbert Bowden
Preceded by:
Edward Heath
Lord Privy Seal
1963–1964
Succeeded by:
The Earl of Longford
Preceded by:
Dr Horace King
Speaker of the House of Commons
1971–1976
Succeeded by:
George Thomas


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Selwyn Lloyd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (208 words)
John Selwyn Brooke Lloyd, Baron Selwyn-Lloyd (28 July 1904 - 18 May 1978), known for most of his career as Selwyn Lloyd, was a British Conservative politician.
Lloyd was educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge, and was elected to the House of Commons in 1945, where he became a member of the "Young Turks" faction of the Conservative Party.
In 1971, after the Conservatives had returned to power, Lloyd became Speaker, a position in which he continued to serve until 1976, when he was raised to the peerage as Baron Selwyn-Lloyd, of Wirral in the County of Merseyside.
Selwyn Lloyd - encyclopedia article about Selwyn Lloyd. (1852 words)
John Selwyn Brooke Lloyd, Baron Selwyn-Lloyd (28 July 1904 1904 is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar).
January 15 - Ilse Koch, The "Witch of Buchenwald," wife of the commandant of the Buchenwald concentration camp, is sentenced to life imprisonment in a court in West Germany.
, after the Conservatives had returned to power, Lloyd became Speaker In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the Lower House of Parliament, the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land.
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