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Sir John Stradling Thomas (10 June 1925 – 29 March 1991) was a Welsh Conservative Party politician.

Thomas was educated at Rugby School and the University of London. He served as a councillor on Carmarthen Borough Council 1961-64. He was a farmer, company director and broadcaster.

Thomas contested Aberavon in 1964 and Cardiganshire in 1966. He was Member of Parliament for Monmouth from 1970 until he died in office in 1991. Sir John held various ministerial posts during the Heath and Thatcher administrations, including government Whip, Lord Commissioner of the Treasury, Treasurer of HM Household and in the Welsh Office.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Donald Anderson
Member of Parliament for Monmouth
Succeeded by
Huw Edwards
Political offices
Preceded by
Walter Harrison
Treasurer of the Household
Succeeded by
Anthony Berry


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