Former Conservative chancellor and journalist makes his home in Eastbourne

Lord Nigel Lawson, a former Conservative chancellor in Margaret Thatcher’s government, has moved to Eastbourne.

Thursday, 1st April 2021, 4:13 pm
Lord Lawson is pictured with his son Tom SUS-210331-115904001

Lord Lawson, whose son Tom is headmaster at Eastbourne College, has also become the patron of Eastbourne Conservative Association.

An association spokesperson said, “We are delighted that Lord Lawson has moved to Eastbourne and even more so that he has accepted the role of patron.

“We look forward to working closely with him when we are free of the current lockdown situation.”

Eighty-nine-year-old Lord Lawson, whose daughter Nigella is the food writer and celebrity cook and son Dominic is a journalist, was an MP from 1974 to 1992 and has a life peerage in the House of Lords.