Eric Varley
Chancellor fo the Exchequer
In office:

November 10, 1981 - May 1983

Preceded by: Denis Healey

Succeded by:

Roy Hattersley
Secretary of State for Employment
In office:

1980 - 1981

Preceded by: Unknown
Succeded by: Unknown
Secretary of State for Industry
In office:

1975 - 1980

Preceded by: Tony Benn
Succeded by: Shirley Williams

August 11 1932, Poolsbrook, United Kingdom

Died July 29 2008, London, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Political party: Labour

Marjorie Varley

Children: 1
Alma mater:

Ruskin College

Occupation: Politician, Miner
Religion: None

Eric Varley was a British Labour Party politician who held numerous cabinet positions, most notably as Chancellor of the Exchequer (1981 - 1983).

He held several cabinet positions under the Harold Wilson and James Callaghan Energy Secretary (1974 - 1975), Industry Secretary (1975 - 1980) and Employment Secretary (1980 - 1981).

In 1981 he became Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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