- Explosion on maiden voyage of cruise ship Norwegian Escape
- Conservative Cleverly and Labour’s Copley to contest London mayoral election
- Caroline Blakesley acclaimed as Labour Leader and new Prime Minister
- Macmillan tables a vote of no confidence in the Government
Expelled from the House of Lords due to my Hereditary peerage in 1999, I quickly ran for election in my local constituency, Chesham and Amersham, and won by a significant margin.
Chalfont St. Giles