The Rt. Hon. Robert Noble-Gordon MP (born 23rd October 1912) is the Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, following the 1976 election. He is a British Conservative politician who currently represents the constituency of Ayr, Strathclyde, Scotland, and has done so since the General Election of 1950. Formerly a Cabinet minister in the governments of Harold Macmillan and Sir Alec Douglas-Home, he is presently a backbencher.
Early Life Edit
Robert James Noble-Gordon was born on 23rd October 1912 to Sir Archibald Noble-Gordon, Unionist Member of Parliament for the Ayr Burghs, and Emma Findlay, in Troon, Ayrshire. Sir Archibald was the eldest son of Sir John Noble-Gordon, a businessman descended from landed gentry, and a founding shareholder in Burmah Oil. The family lived in a large and well appointed house on the outskirts of Troon. As well as this they owned an estate with fishing rights on the island of Arran, where they would go every summer. As a child Noble-Gordon attended Ayr Academy, a private school at that stage, and went from there to study Law at Edinburgh University in 1930. He graduated in 1934 with a 2:1 Honours.