Ken Clarke signing copies of his memoirs at WH Smith in Nottingham

Ken Clarke signing copies of his memoirs at WH Smith in Nottingham
  • WH Smith Nottingham, 124-126 Victoria Centre, Nottingham
    WH Smith Nottingham
    124-126 Victoria Centre Nottingham, UNITED KINGDOM
  • 25/11/2016 01:30 - 25/11/2016 12:30

About Ken Clarke

Born in Nottingham in 1940, Ken Clarke was educated at Nottingham High School and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he studied law and was called to the bar in 1963.  In 1970, at the age of twenty-nine, he became MP for Rushcliffe in Nottinghamshire, a seat he has held ever since.  He held many ministerial posts in Margaret Thatcher's Cabinet, including Secretary of State for Health and Secretary of State for Education.  He subsequently served as Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Exchequer under John Major and Secretary of State for Justice and Minister without Portfolio under David Cameron.  He lives in London and Nottinghamshire.