Cecil Parkinson

[The Lord Parkinson]

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(Edward) Cecil Parkinson, Baron Parkinson (born 1 September 1931 in Carnforth, Lancashire), is a British Conservative politician and former Cabinet Minister.

The son of a railway worker, Parkinson was educated at Lancaster Royal Grammar School, a state-run day and boarding school for boys, from where he won a scholarship to Cambridge University, where he read English at Emmanuel ... more »

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  • ''In politics people give you what they think you deserve and deny you what they think you want.''
    Cecil Parkinson (b. 1932), British Conservative politician. Televised interview, November 19, 1990, ITV.
  • ''It is better to be a has-been than a never-was.''
    Cecil Parkinson (b. 1932), British Conservative politician. Guardian (London, June 29, 1990). Parkinson was forced to resign from his position as ...
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