Sir Geoffrey Howe: a life in politics - in pictures

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Sir Geoffrey Howe: a life in politics - in pictures

Sir Geoffrey Howe, later Lord Howe, went from backbench Tory MP to Margaret Thatcher’s right-hand man in a public career that spanned more than 40 years. Geoffrey Howe dies, aged 88.

Geoffrey Howe pictured with his wife, Elspeth, in 1968

Geoffrey Howe pictured with his wife, Elspeth, in 1968

Howe becomes solicitor general in 1970

Howe becomes solicitor general in 1970

The Howe family

The Howe family

Howe and Elspeth leave No 11 Downing Street to present his first budget in 1970

Howe and Elspeth leave No 11 Downing Street to present his first budget in 1970

Howe at the Treasury in Whitehall in 1979

Howe at the Treasury in Whitehall in 1979

Margaret Thatcher and Geoffrey Howe at the Conservative conference in Brighton, 1980

Margaret Thatcher and Geoffrey Howe at the Conservative conference in Brighton, 1980

The National Economic Development Council meets at Millbank Tower, under the chairmanship of Howe in 1981

The National Economic Development Council meets at Millbank Tower, under the chairmanship of Howe in 1981

Thatcher and Howe seated in the Commons, waiting to be summoned by Black Rod in 1984

Thatcher and Howe seated in the Commons, waiting to be summoned by Black Rod in 1984

Howe and Thatcher at the EEC summit in Copenhagen, in 1987

Howe and Thatcher at the EEC summit in Copenhagen, in 1987

Howe, the Conservative MP for Surrey East, at the Brighton party conference in 1988

Howe, the Conservative MP for Surrey East, at the Brighton party conference in 1988

The Howes play with their Jack Russell, Budget, in St James’s Park, London

The Howes play with their Jack Russell, Budget, in St James’s Park, London

Howe working on budget papers as chancellor

Howe working on budget papers as chancellor

The Howes in 1994

The Howes in 1994

Howe in March 1994

Howe in March 1994

Lord and Lady Howe at Buckingham Palace, following an investiture ceremony during which she received a CBE from the Queen

Lord and Lady Howe at Buckingham Palace, following an investiture ceremony during which she received a CBE from the Queen

Howe leaves the ceremonial funeral of Lady Thatcher at St Paul’s Cathedral in 2013

Howe leaves the ceremonial funeral of Lady Thatcher at St Paul’s Cathedral in 2013

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