David Charles Waddington, Baron Waddington(1929-2017), Politician; Leader of the House of Lords and Governor of Bermuda
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Waddington studied at Oxford, and was called to the bar in 1951. He was elected to Parliament as an MP in 1968, and after a number of junior posts under Margaret Thatcher he served as government Chief Whip (1987-9), and Home Secretary (1989-90). Created a baron in 1990, he was appointed Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords (1990-2). Waddington was Governor of Bermuda from 1992 to 1997.