Derek Ezra, Baron Ezra
Lord Ezra is a former chairman of the National Coal Board. He was a Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Spokesman for Energy Matters from 1998-2005 and an Honorary Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge.
The Combustion Engineering Association gives the Derek Ezra Award for "outstanding achievement in the study of combustion engineering".
He first joined the Liberal Party in 1936 at university, when he joined Cambridge University Liberal Club, whose committee he later joined. He was knighted on 24 July 1974, He was elevated to the peerage as Baron Ezra, of Horsham in the County of West Sussex 2 February 1983.
- UK Parliament official website, "Derek Ezra", http://www.parliament.uk/biographies/derek-ezra/26899
- London Gazette no. 46366 pp. 8535/6
- London Gazette no. 49256 p. 1795
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