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Ieuan Wyn Pritchard Roberts, Baron Roberts of Conwy, PC (born 10 July 1930) is a Welsh Conservative politician.

His father was a Minister in a chapel in Llansadwrn, Anglesey, and they lived in the schoolhouse.

He was Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Conwy (formerly Conway) from 1970 until his retirement in 1997. Wyn Roberts served as Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Wales Peter Thomas from 1970 to 1974, and was Opposition spokesman on Wales between 1974 and 1979. On the 1979 Conservative election victory, he was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Welsh Office. After the 1987 election, he was promoted to Minister of State at the Welsh Office, a post he held until 1994.

After his retirement from the House of Commons in 1997 he was elevated as a life peer with the title of Baron Roberts of Conwy, of Talyfan in the County of Gwynedd. He served as an opposition spokesman on Wales in the House of Lords until 2007.

Offices Held

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Ednyfed Hudson Davies
Member of Parliament for Conwy
(Constituency known as Conway, 1970-1983)

Succeeded by
Betty Williams


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