Nigel Lawson, Baron Lawson (1932-), Chancellor of the Exchequer
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Lawson served in the Thatcher administration as Financial Secretary to the Treasury (1979-81) and Secretary of State for Energy (1981-3) before being appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer (1983-90) and becoming the main instrument of Conservative monetarist policies.
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