Barry Edward Brill, OBE, JP; born 22 October 1940 in Te Awamutu , is a New Zealand politician and a lawyer. Brill was a parliamentary under-secretary in the Third National Government from 1978 to 1981.
Member of Parliament
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Brill was a member of the National Party. He represented the electorate of Kapiti in Parliament from 1975 to 1981, when he was defeated by Margaret Shields. He was Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Minister of Energy, Science and Technology in the Third National Government from 1978 to 1981.
Brill was national president of the New Zealand Manufacturers Federation 1988-91, and of the Electricity Supply Association in 1993-4. He was president of the Employers & Manufacturer Association (Northern) in 1998-2001 and founding Vice-President of Business New Zealand in 2002-4.
- Gustafson, Barry (1986). The First 50 Years : A History of the New Zealand National Party. Auckland: Reed Methuen. ISBN 0-474-00177-6.
- Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.
- Who’s Who in New Zealand, 12th edition, edited by Max Lambert p79 (1981, Reed, Wellington)
- New Year Honours List 1996. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 6 January 2012.
- Brill, Barry (15 May 2010). "Crisis in New Zealand climatology". Quadrant Online.
- Brill, Barry (2 November 2011). "Do we need to be world leaders if it means bankruptcy?". New Zealand Herald.
- Laking, George (17 November 2011). "Epsom and climate change". New Zealand Herald.
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