John Moore

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John Moore (The Rt Hon. the Lord Moore of Lower Marsh) is a former member of the UK parliament for Croydon Central, and a former member of Margaret Thatcher's cabinet.

On 3 July 1992 he was made a Conservative peer in the House of Lords.


Moore was a MP for Croydon Central between 1974 and 1992. During his time in parliament he held the roles of vice-chairman of the Conservative Party (1975 to 1979), Parliamentary under-secretary to the Department of Energy (1979 to 1983), Economic Secretary to HM Treasury (1983) and Financial Secretary to HM Treasury (1983 to 1986). In 1987 he joined Margaret Thatcher's cabinet as Secretary of State for Health and Social Security (1987-1988) and Secretary of State for Social Security (1988-1989).[1]



CG Portfolio Fund Real Return (overseas index-linked bond fund) | Better Capital (distressed business turnaround) | Eidesis Structured Credit Fund (credit fund) | Ruffer Illiquid Strategies Fund of Funds 2009 Ltd (credit fund) | BT Group (telecommunications) | Carclo plc (technical plastic) | Vodafone Group (telecommunications) | Kraft Foods (food) | CF Ruffer European Fund (OEIC - Europe) | Ericsson (LM) Telecom (telecommunications) | CF Ruffer Japanese Fund (OEIC) | Daiwa Securities (broker) | Japan Residential Investment Co (investment trust) | Kao Corp (consumer goods) | Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (telecommunications) | Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (bank) | CF Ruffer Pacific Fund (OEIC) | CF Ruffer Baker Steel Gold Fund (OEIC) | Highland Timber - in liquidation (timber) | CF Ruffer Absolute Return Fund (OEIC) | CF Ruffer Equity & General Fund (OEIC) | CF Ruffer Total Return Fund (OEIC) | Red Kite Metals (hedge fund) | Ruffer Illiquid Strategies Fund 2011 Ltd (illiquid investments fund) | RSA Insurance Group plc (insurance) | Johnson & Johnson (health care; pharmaceuticals) | Merck & Co, Inc (pharmaceuticals) | Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (consumer goods) | Hamborner REIT AG NPV (German property) | Koninklijke KPN NV (telecommunications) | Novartis AG (pharmaceuticals) | TAG Immobilien AG NPV (German property) | Atlantic Fund Management Japan Growth (investment trust) | INPEX Corporation NPV (oil and gas) | Resona Holdings NPV (bank) | T & D Holdings, Inc NPV (life assurance) | Eredene Capital plc (Indian infrastructure)[1]

Former interests

  • Director, Marvin and Palmer Associates Inc (Wilmington, Delaware, USA; financial services), deleted from his parliamentary profile on the 8 October 2014[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Lord Moore of Lower Marsh Parliament.UK, accessed 22 December 2014
  2. Interest amendments Parliament.UK, accessed 22 December 2014