| New constituency|
| John Major|
Brian David (m. 1950)
| 4 September 1937 (1937-09-04) |
A Yorkshire Lass at the Court of Thatcher
Elizabeth Peacock Wikipedia
Elizabeth Joan Peacock (née Gates; born 4 September 1937) is a British Conservative politician and former Member of Parliament for the West Yorkshire constituency of Batley and Spen.
Peacock served as a North Yorkshire County Councillor from 1981–84, and represented Batley and Spen from 1983 to 1997 during which time she was the Parliamentary Private Secretary to Nicholas Scott as Minister for Social Security and Disabled People Unit (1992). Peacock was opposed to abortion sometimes advocating direct action. In the debate on the Abortion Amendment Law in January 1988 she was a supporter of the bill, speaking out for lowering the time-frame in which a legal abortion is permitted, originally standing at 28 weeks. "Abortion (Amendment) Bill." Peacock stood again in the 2001 election, unsuccessfully, and declined to stand in the 2005 election