Nigel Lawson, Baron Lawson of Blaby (1932-), Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1983-89
Sitter in 6 portraits
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.
by Gerald Scarfe
pen and Indian ink, 1986