Tom King

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Tom King, Lord King of Bridgwater, is a Conservative politician.[1]

Northern Ireland Secretary (1985-89)

King served as Northern Ireland Secretary from 3 September 1985 to 24 July 1989.[2] Shortly after his appointment,, according to Jonathan Powell, King made a last-minute attempt to derail the Anglo-Irish Agreement. [3]



  1. Lord King of Bridgwater,, accessed 3 March 2011.
  2. David Butler and Gareth Butler, Twentieth Century British Political Facts 1900-2000, Macmillan, 2000, p.41.
  3. Great Hatred, Little Room: Making Peace in Northern Ireland, by Jonathan Powell, The Bodley Head, 2008, p61.