Julian Amery

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Harold Julian Amery, Baron Amery of Lustleigh, (27 March 1919 – 3 September 1996), was a British politician of the Conservative Party, who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for 39 of the 42 years between 1950 and 1992.wikipedia
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Conservative Monday Club

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For three decades, he was a leading figure in the Conservative Monday Club. For 30 years, Julian Amery was an active member and later a Patron of the Conservative Monday Club, where he became friendly with General Sir Walter Walker, subsequently writing the foreword for Walker's anti-Soviet book, The Next Domino.

John Amery

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His brother, John, was hanged for treason having pleaded guilty to making recruitment efforts and propaganda broadcasts for Nazi Germany.
John's younger brother, Julian (1919–1996) also became an MP and served in a Conservative government.

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He was the son-in-law of Conservative prime minister Harold Macmillan.

Summer Fields School

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Amery was educated at Eaton House, Summer Fields School, Eton College and Balliol College, Oxford.

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While an undergraduate, he had a brief romance with the novelist Barbara Pym, who was some years his senior.
In her undergraduate days, these included Henry Harvey (a fellow Oxford student, who remained the love of her life), and the future politician Julian Amery.

The Eaton House Group of Schools

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Amery was educated at Eaton House, Summer Fields School, Eton College and Balliol College, Oxford.

Leo Amery

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Amery's father was Leo Amery, a British statesman and Conservative politician.
He was offered but refused a peerage because it might, when he died, have cut short the political career of his son, Julian, in the House of Commons.

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He spent 1941–42 in the eastern Mediterranean (the Middle East, Malta, Yugoslavia) and served as Liaison Officer to the Albanian Resistance Movement in 1943–44 ("The Musketeers": Captain Julian Amery, Major David Smiley and Lieutenant-Colonel Neil McLean).
In April 1944, exactly one year later, McLean returned to Albania with a small team known as "The Musketeers" which included Major David Smiley and Captain Julian Amery.

Ministry of Aviation

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He was promoted to Secretary of State for Air (1960–62), followed by a promotion to the post of Minister of Aviation (1962–64).

Preston North (UK Parliament constituency)

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He was elected as Conservative MP for Preston North, going on to hold a number of government offices, all in governments led by his father-in-law, now the Prime Minister.

World War II in Albania

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He spent 1941–42 in the eastern Mediterranean (the Middle East, Malta, Yugoslavia) and served as Liaison Officer to the Albanian Resistance Movement in 1943–44 ("The Musketeers": Captain Julian Amery, Major David Smiley and Lieutenant-Colonel Neil McLean).
Smiley, MacLean and Julian Amery were evacuated to Italy at the end of October.

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He spent 1941–42 in the eastern Mediterranean (the Middle East, Malta, Yugoslavia) and served as Liaison Officer to the Albanian Resistance Movement in 1943–44 ("The Musketeers": Captain Julian Amery, Major David Smiley and Lieutenant-Colonel Neil McLean).

Adrian Carton de Wiart

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The following year, Amery went to China to work with General Carton de Wiart, then Prime Minister's Personal Representative to Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek.
After a visit to Peking, he moved to Nanking, the now-liberated Nationalist capital, accompanied by Julian Amery, the British Prime Minister's Personal Representative to Chiang.

Enoch Powell

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Both caused some discord between himself and his old friend Enoch Powell.
However, when fellow Conservative Julian Amery later in the debate criticised Powell for his antinuclear pronouncements, Powell responded: "I have always regarded the possession of the nuclear capability as a protection against nuclear blackmail. It is a protection against being threatened with nuclear weapons. What it is not a protection against is war".

Secretary of State for Air

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He was promoted to Secretary of State for Air (1960–62), followed by a promotion to the post of Minister of Aviation (1962–64).

Brighton Pavilion (UK Parliament constituency)

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Amery lost his seat in 1966, but was elected again in 1969 for Brighton Pavilion, a seat he would hold until 1992 when he retired.

Walter Walker (British Army officer)

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For 30 years, Julian Amery was an active member and later a Patron of the Conservative Monday Club, where he became friendly with General Sir Walter Walker, subsequently writing the foreword for Walker's anti-Soviet book, The Next Domino.
In 1980, his book The Next Domino?, with a foreword by the Conservative politician Julian Amery, was first published simultaneously in the UK, the US, and South Africa.

First Commissioner of Works

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Under the Heath administration, Amery held three ministerial posts: Minister for Public Works (1970), Minister for Housing and Construction (1970–72) and Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1972–74).

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (United Kingdom)

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United Kingdom

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Harold Julian Amery, Baron Amery of Lustleigh, (27 March 1919 – 3 September 1996), was a British politician of the Conservative Party, who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for 39 of the 42 years between 1950 and 1992.