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Derek Ezra, Baron Ezra (1919-), Industrialist; Chairman of the National Coal Board

Sitter in 3 portraits
Derek Ezra joined the Liberal party in 1936, while at university. After the Second World War, he joined the newly formed National Coal Board (NCB). He remained in the coal industry for thirty-five years, during the last eleven of which he was chairman of the NCB. He was elevated to the life peerage as Baron Ezra, of Horsham in the County of West Sussex in 1983. He is the Liberal Democrats' Spokesman for Energy Matters.

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Derek Ezra, Baron Ezra

by Brian Griffin
bromide print, 1982
NPG P407


Derek Ezra, Baron Ezra

by Nick Sinclair
bromide print, 1991
NPG P510(13)


Derek Ezra, Baron Ezra

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 10 January 1963
NPG x191517