Duncan Sandys

Passport

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Duncan Sandys
Date and place of birth
24/01/1908 in London
Date and place of death
26/11/1987 in London
Nationality
British
Offices held
Member of the UK Diplomatic Service (1930–1935)
Conservative MP for Norwood (1935–1945)
Financial Secretary to the War Office (1941–1943)
Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Supply, responsible for armament production (1943–1944)
Minister for Works (1944–1945)
Founding leader of the United Europe Movement (1947)
President of the International Committee of the Movements for European Unity (1947–1948)
Founding President of the European Movement (1948–1950)
Chairman of the Parliamentary Council of the European Movement (1950–1951)
Conservative MP for Streatham (1950–1974)
Member of the Consultative Assembly then the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (1950–1952, 1965–1973, 1974–1976)
Minister for Supply (1951–1954)
Minister for Housing and Local Government (1954–1957)
Minister for Defence (1957–1959)
Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations (1960–1964)
Secretary of State for the Colonies (1962–1964)
Chairman of ‘Europa Nostra' (1969–1984)