Michael Morris, Baron Naseby
The Lord Naseby
|Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons|
Chairman of Ways and Means
6 May 1992 – 14 May 1997
|Preceded by||Harold Walker|
|Succeeded by||Alan Haselhurst|
|Member of Parliament|
for Northampton South
28 February 1974 – 1 May 1997
|Preceded by||Constituency Created|
|Succeeded by||Tony Clarke|
|Born||25 November 1936|
London, United Kingdom
|Spouse(s)||Jennifer Margaret Childs|
|Alma mater||St Catharine's College, Cambridge|
Morris was first elected to the House of Commons at the February 1974 general election for the then-marginal seat of Northampton South. His majority was just 179 in February 1974, and 141 in October 1974. In 1983 boundary changes turned it into a safe Conservative seat. He was unexpectedly defeated (by just 744 votes) at the 1997 general election, when the Labour Party under Tony Blair won a landslide victory.
From 1992, Morris held the non-voting position of Chairman of Ways and Means and Deputy Speaker, and after the election he accepted a life peerage as Baron Naseby, of Sandy in the County of Bedfordshire on 28 October 1997.
- "Patrons". Naseby Battlefield Project. Archived from the original on 7 March 2010. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
- "Northampton South". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
- Bennetto, Jason; Russell, Ben (18 November 2005). "Two charged over leak of Blair-Bush conversation on conflict". London: The Independent. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
- "No. 54851". The London Gazette (Supplement). 1 August 1997. p. 8910. "No. 54936". The London Gazette. 3 November 1997. p. 1.
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|New constituency|| Member of Parliament for Northampton South
1974 – 1997
| Chairman of Ways and Means
1992 – 1997
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