The Rt. Hon. Lord Lawson – Former Chancellor of the Exchequer. Author and Keynote Speaker.
In October 1989, Nigel Lawson, the longest-serving Chancellor of the Exchequer since the First World War, resigned after a very public row with the then Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. For ten years he had been one of the Government’s chief policy makers, and for most of that time a key member of the Cabinet
Nigel Lawson served as Chancellor of the Exchequer between 1983 and 1989 under Margaret Thatcher, prior to this he served as Secretary of State for Energy between 1981 and 1983 and Financial Secretary to the Treasury between 1979 and 1981.
Nigel Lawson has been a Member of the House of Lords since 1992.
Lord Nigel Lawson’s widely acclaimed book ‘The View From No. 11 – Memoirs of a Tory Radical’ shares with the reader his political and economic views and addresses the issues of the ERM, the single European currency, unemployment, Europe and the nature of modern democracy.
Other books include:
- The Retreat of the State: Nurturing the Soul of Society.
- The Nigel Lawson Diet Book
- The Power Game
Speaking topics include:
- Globalisation and its Consequences.
- The Economics and Politics of Climate Change
- The Politics and Economics of Europe
- Future Development in Europe (including Eastern Europe)
- Economic Policy: The Case for Freedom.