Chris Smith (1951-), Politician
Christopher Robert ('Chris') Smith, Baron Smith
Sitter in 3 portraits
Labour politician, MP for Islington South and Finsbury (since 1983); Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (previously National Heritage) in the current administration. Previously Opposition spokesman on Environmental Protection (1992-4), National Heritage (1994-5), Social Security (1995-6) and Health (1996-7). Author of Creative Britain (1998).