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John Taylor, Baron Taylor of Holbeach

The Right Honourable
The Lord Taylor of Holbeach
CBE PC FRSA
Chief Whip in the House of Lords
Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms
Assumed office
6 August 2014
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by The Baroness Anelay of St Johns
Personal details
Born (1943-11-12) 12 November 1943
Political party Conservative

John Derek Taylor, Baron Taylor of Holbeach, CBE PC FRSA [1] (born 12 November 1943) is a British Conservative politician and current Government Chief Whip in the House of Lords.

Biography

Taylor is the son of Percy Otto Taylor and Ethel Brocklehurst. He was educated at Holbeach Primary School in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, St. Felix School in Felixstowe, and at Bedford School in the county town of Bedfordshire.

He was created a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1992 for political service.[2] He served as Chairman of the National Conservative Convention from 2000 to 2003. [3] He was created a life peer as Baron Taylor of Holbeach, of South Holland in the County of Lincolnshire, on 31 May 2006.[4] He is an honorary member of Conservative Friends of Poland.[5] Taylor was appointed junior minister at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in September 2011,[6] and moved in September 2012 to a ministerial post at the Home Office as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Criminal Information.[7][8]

On 6 August, in a mini-reshuffle prompted by the resignation of Baroness Warsi, Lord Taylor was appointed to the post of Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms and Chief Whip in the House of Lords.[9]

References

  1. ^ http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uks/default/files/resources/MinsIns_pdf.pdf
  2. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 52767. p. 9. 30 December 1991. Retrieved 2009-05-25.
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  4. ^ The London Gazette: no. 58001. p. 7665. 5 June 2006. Retrieved 2009-05-25.
  5. ^ Conservative Friends of Poland website
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  9. ^ https://www.gov.uk/government/news/ministerial-appointments-august-2014
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  • Parliament
Party political offices
Preceded by
Robin Hodgson
Chairman of the National Conservative Convention
2000–2003
Succeeded by
Raymond Monbiot
Preceded by
The Baroness Anelay of St Johns
Conservative Chief Whip of the House of Lords
2014–present
Incumbent
Political offices
Preceded by
The Baroness Anelay of St Johns
Government Chief Whip in the House of Lords
2014–present
Incumbent
Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms
2014–present
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