Giles Goschen, 4th Viscount Goschen

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Giles John Harry Goschen, 4th Viscount Goschen is a British Conservative politician.

Goschen is the son of John Alexander Goschen, 3rd Viscount Goschen, by his second wife Alvin England. He was educated at Heatherdown School, near Ascot in Berkshire,[1] and Eton. He succeeded his father in the viscountcy in 1977 at the age of eleven. Goschen served under John Major as a Lord-in-Waiting from 1992 to 1994 and as Under-Secretary of State for Transport from 1994 to 1997. In 1999 he was among the Conservative hereditary peers elected to remain in the House of Lords after the passing of the House of Lords Act 1999, the youngest chosen by any party group.

Title and styles[edit]

  • Honourable Giles John Harry Goschen (16 November 1965 – 22 March 1977)
  • Right Honourable Viscount Goschen (22 March 1977 – present)

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steven Norris
Robert Key
The Lord MacKay of Ardbrecknish
Under-Secretary of State for Transport
with Steven Norris 1994–1996
John Bowis 1996–1997

Succeeded by
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Alexander Goschen
Viscount Goschen