John Ward (Conservative politician)
|Member of Parliament|
3 May 1979 – 1 May 1997
|Preceded by||Oscar Murton|
|Succeeded by||Robert Syms|
|Born||8 March 1925|
|Died||26 June 2010|
From 1994 until the 1997 General Election, Ward was the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, John Major. As such, he did not contribute in any debates during the last three years of his parliamentary career. Following Major's resignation as Prime Minister in May 1997, Ward was knighted in the 1997 Prime Minister's Resignation Honours.
Ward died suddenly on 26 June 2010 at the age of 85.
- "Ward, Sir John (Devereux), (8 March 1925–26 June 2010)". WHO'S WHO & WHO WAS WHO. doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.u38849. Retrieved 21 May 2020.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "P" (part 2)
- "WARD - Deaths Announcements - Telegraph Announcements". The Daily Telegraph. 30 June 2010.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by John Ward
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
| Member of Parliament for Poole