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Humphrey Atkins (b.August 12, 1922) is a British Conservative politician who served as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland from 1979-1981 before being appointed in September 1981 as Lord Privy Seal in which he was the chief government spokesman in the House of Commons for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. The role was apparent because the Foreign Secretary, Lord Carrington sat in the House of Lords. He resigned in April 1982 along with Lord Carrington over the Falklands invasion.
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