Lord Bowness
1980s
Peter Bowness was Conservative leader
of Croydon Council
from 1976 to 1994
and Mayor of Croydon
from 1979 to 1980.

He was involved
in the dismantling
of the Greater London Council (GLC)
which was the principal
local government body for London.
In 1995 he was created a Life Peer
and now sits in the House of Lords.
   
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