St Edmund's College, Cambridge

The College regrets to announce that Lord St John of Fawsley, Honorary Fellow of St Edmund’s, who died on Friday 2nd March 2012 at his home in London following a short illness.

As Norman St-John Stevas, he served in the government of Edward Heath as minister for education and the arts and was a member of Margaret Thatcher’s first cabinet as leader of the Commons. He was later Master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

Please find below a link to an obituary in the Guardian Newspaper and to the BBC web site where the announcement was made a short time ago, for further information.

Lord Fawsley lived in St Edmund's House for a period when he was an undergraduate and was elected an Honorary Fellow of St Edmund’s in 1985. The College is honoured to have held such a long association with this great parliamentarian.

Paul Luzio
Master, St Edmund's College
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