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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge (1920-2005), Chancellor of the Exchequer; Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank

Sitter in 21 portraits
After serving in World War II, and training as a barrister, Anthony Barber entered Parliament as a Conservative MP in 1951. He served as Minister of Health and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, before becoming Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1970. During his period in office, he took a number of inflationary measures that led to the 'Barber Boom'. Wages were capped for public sector workers, which in turn led to unrest among trades unions. A miner's strike followed, and the government introduced a 'three-day week' to cope with the consequent lack of electricity. Barber did not stand for Parliament in the 1974 general election. He was Chairman of Standard Chartered Bank from 1974 until 1987.

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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 2 February 1959
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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 2 February 1959
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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 17 November 1947
NPG x79410

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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 17 November 1947
NPG x79411

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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 17 November 1947
NPG x79412

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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 17 November 1947
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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 17 November 1947
NPG x79414

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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 17 November 1947
NPG x79415

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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 16 March 1948
NPG x71488

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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 16 March 1948
NPG x71489

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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 16 March 1948
NPG x71490

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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 16 March 1948
NPG x71491

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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 16 March 1948
NPG x71492

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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 21 October 1965
NPG x176401

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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 21 October 1965
NPG x176402

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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 21 October 1965
NPG x176403

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