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Sir Peter Allan Renshaw Blaker, Baron Blaker KCMG PC (4 October 1922 – 5 July 2009) was a British Conservative politician.

Blaker was born in Hong Kong, son of Cedric Blaker. In parliament, he served as a Minister for the Army (1972-74), Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1974 and 1979-81). He was a Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence from 29 May 1981,[1] until 9 June 1983.[2] He was made a Privy Counsellor in 1983.

He was MP for Blackpool South from 1964 until he retired in 1992. In 1994 he accepted a life peerage and became Baron Blaker, of Blackpool in the County of Lancaster and of Lindfield in the county of West Sussex. Blaker married Jennifer Dixon in 1953; they have a son and two daughters.

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  1. ^ Keele: Ministerial membership of MOD 1970-97
  2. ^ Keele: Ministers who left the MoD who haven't gone elsewhere in Government

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Roland Robinson
Member of Parliament for Blackpool South
19641992
Succeeded by
Nick Hawkins

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