Tom King, Lord King of Bridgwater, is a Conservative politician.
Northern Ireland Secretary (1985-89)
King served as Northern Ireland Secretary from 3 September 1985 to 24 July 1989.
Shortly after his appointment,, according to Jonathan Powell, King made a last-minute attempt to derail the Anglo-Irish Agreement. 
- ↑ Lord King of Bridgwater, www.parliament.uk, accessed 3 March 2011.
- ↑ David Butler and Gareth Butler, Twentieth Century British Political Facts 1900-2000, Macmillan, 2000, p.41.
- ↑ Great Hatred, Little Room: Making Peace in Northern Ireland, by Jonathan Powell, The Bodley Head, 2008, p61.