Rhodes Boyson

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Rhodes Boyson

Rhodes Boyson (11 May 1925 – 28 August 2012) was a former Conservative Member of Parliament for Brent North.[1]

Northern Ireland

Boyson served as a Minister of State at the Northern Ireland Office from 11 September 1984 to 10 September 1986.[2] During his tenure, he clashed with unionists over their boycott of Ministers in protest at the Anglo-Irish Agreement.[3]



  1. Sir Rhodes Boyson, Times Education Supplement, 27 April 2001.
  2. David Butler and Gareth Butler, Twentieth Century British Political Facts 1900-2000, Macmillan, 2000, p.41.
  3. W.D Flackes, & Sydney Elliott, Northern Ireland: A Political Directory 1968-88, Blackstaff Press, 1989, p.82.