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November 1913 – July 1970. Ian MacLeod was a British Conservative Party politician and government minister. In the Eden and Macmillan governments he served first as Minister of Labour and National Service (1957-1959) and then as Secretary of State for the Colonies (1959-1961). MacLeod was against the death penalty and supported legalisation of abortion and homosexuality. Indicative of his centrist leanings, MacLeod established good personal relations with several Labour polititians. He was also one of the great British bridge players; winning the Gold Cup in 1937 and authoring a book, Bridge is an Easy Game.

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