Peter Butler (politician)

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Peter Butler
Member of Parliament for North East Milton Keynes
In office
9 April 1992 – 1 May 1997
Preceded by New Constituency
Succeeded by Brian White
Personal details
Born Peter Butler
(1951-06-10) 10 June 1951 (age 65)
Newport, Shropshire
Political party Conservative
Occupation Politician
Profession Solicitor

Peter Butler (born 10 June 1951) is a British Conservative Party politician. At the 1992 general election, he became the first Member of Parliament (MP) for the new constituency of North East Milton Keynes, winning the seat with a majority of over 14,000. A former solicitor he served as a PPS to Kenneth Clarke.

Butler served only one term in Parliament. At the 1997 election, he lost the seat by only 240 votes to Labour's Brian White.[1]

A Freemason, Butler was Worshipful Master of the Oxford-based Apollo University Lodge 357 from 1992-1993.[2]


  1. ^ "Times Guide to the House of Commons", Times Newspapers Limited, 1997 edition
  2. ^ "The Flying Scotsma(so)n". Freemasonry Today. Retrieved 2011-01-16. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
New constituency Member of Parliament for North East Milton Keynes
Succeeded by
Brian White