Norman St John-Stevas, with his then Conservative Party leader Margaret Thatcher at the state opening of parliament in March 1979
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Tributes paid to Lord St John of Fawsley

Tributes have been paid to former Conservative minister Lord St John of Fawsley, who has died aged 82.

As Norman St John-Stevas, he served as education and arts minister under Edward Heath and as Commons leader in Margaret Thatcher's first cabinet.

Justice Secretary Ken Clarke paid tribute to Lord St John, saying he would "miss him a lot".

  • 05 Mar 2012