Eyre was elected Member of Parliament for Birmingham Hall Green at a 1965 by-election, and represented the seat until he retired in 1987. During the Edward Heath and Margaret Thatcher governments, he served as Lord Commissioner of the Treasury, Comptroller of the Household, and junior Environment (Housing and Construction), Trade and Transport Minister. He was also a vice-chairman of the Conservative Party.
His daughter, Hermione Eyre, is an editor at the London Evening Standard, and a novelist.
- The Times Guide to the House of Commons, Times Newspapers Ltd, 1983
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs [self-published source][better source needed]
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Reginald Eyre
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