Maurice Peston, Baron Peston, English economist and politician, Died at 85

Maurice Harry Peston, Baron Peston was born on March 19, 1931, and died on April 23, 2016.

He was an English economist and Labour life peer.

Baron Peston research interests included macroeconomic policy and the economics of education

He founder of the economics department at Queen Mary College, London, and advised various government departments and Labour Secretaries of State from the 1960s through to the 1990s.

Maurice remained an Emeritus Professor of Economics at the College until his death in 2016.

Maurice Peston, Baron Peston passed away at 85 yrs old.