Reginald Eyre

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Sir Reginald Edwin Eyre (born 28 May 1924) is a British Conservative Party politician.

Eyre was educated at King Edward's Camp Hill School, Birmingham and Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He contested Birmingham Northfield in 1959.

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.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Aubrey Jones
Birmingham Hall Green
19651987
Succeeded by
Andrew Hargreaves
Political offices
Preceded by
Walter Elliot
Comptroller of the Household
1970–1972
Succeeded by
Bernard Weatherill