Nigel Lawson, Baron Lawson of Blaby (born 11 March 1932), is a British Conservative politician and journalist. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) representing the constituency of Blaby from 1974–92, and served in the Thatcher Cabinet from 1981 to 1989. Prior to entering the Cabinet, he served as the Financial Secretary to the Treasury from May 1979 until his promotion to Secretary of State for ... more »
''To govern is to choose. To appear to be unable to choose is to appear to be unable to govern.''Nigel Lawson (b. 1932), British Conservative politician. Quoted in Daily Mail (London, March 26, 1991).