Archie Hamilton, Baron Hamilton of Epsom


Archie Hamilton, Baron Hamilton of Epsom

Archibald Gavin Hamilton, Baron Hamilton of Epsom, PC (born 30 December 1941) is a British Conservative politician. He is the second son of the 3rd Baron Hamilton of Dalzell and younger brother of the 4th Baron Hamilton of Dalzell.

Hamilton was a Conservative Member of Parliament for Epsom & Ewell from 1978 to 2001. He served as a junior minister at the Ministry of Defence from 1986 to 1993, and later became chairman of the 1922 committee.

He was also an early member of the Conservative Monday Club, being Chairman of its Defence Study Group in 1966.

On 13 May 2005 it was announced that he would be created a life peer, and the peerage was gazetted on 17 June 2005 as Baron Hamilton of Epsom, of West Anstey in the County of Devon.


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