High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Anthony Paul Lester, Baron Lester of Herne Hill, QC (born July 3, 1936) is a British politician and member of the House of Lords, and a member of the Liberal Democrats. He was educated at the City of London School, and then studied history and law at Trinity College, Cambridge and Harvard Law School. In 1968, he co-founded the Runnymede Trust anti-discrimination think-tank with Jim Rose He was a special advisor to Roy Jenkins at the Home Office in the 1970s, and moved with Jenkins from the Labour Party to found the SDP in 1981. He was Chairman of the Runnymede Trust from 1991 to 1993.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Arthur Desmond Herne Plummer, Baron Plummer of St Marylebone (known as Desmond Plummer) (25 May 1914 2 October 2009) was a Conservative Party politician in London and the longest serving Leader of the Greater London Council. Sir Desmond Plummer, Leader of the Greater London Council 1967-73 Plummer went to Hurstpierpoint College and the College of Estate Management. He qualified as a Surveyor but his career was curtailed by World War II where he served with the Royal Engineers leaving with the rank of Major. In 1950 he was awarded the Territorial Decoration for long service in the Territorial Army, and he was a member of the Territorial Army Sports Board from 1953 until 1979. Plummer was elected to St. Marylebone Borough Council in May 1952 and served as Mayor of the Borough in 1958. He was selected as a Conservative candidate for a byelection to the London County Council in St. Marylebone in 1960, and returned unopposed for the safe seat. He was elected to its successor, the Greater London Council, in 1964 for the City of Westminster.