Lord Lamont of Lerwick, PC

Lord LamontLord Lamont of Lerwick, PC

Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom (1990 – 1993)

Lord Lamont was a Cabinet Minister under Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher and John Major, and a member of the House of Commons for twenty-five years until 1997.   He was Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1990 – 1993.   As Chancellor, he negotiated Britain’s opt-out from the Euro currency.

In 2008, David Cameron asked Lord Lamont, along with other former Chancellors, to be part of a team advising on Britain’s financial strategy.     As well as being a working Member of the House of Lords, he is a Director of a number of financial companies, and an Honorary Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.

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