Former Conservative minister Lord Roberts dies

Lord Roberts of Conwy
Lord Roberts of Conwy in the Houses of Parliament. Credit: IAN NICHOLSON/PA Archive

Tory former minister Lord Roberts of Conwy has died at the age of 83, the Conservative Party has said.

Welsh Secretary David Jones said the peer, who served in the Thatcher and Major governments, was "arguably the greatest Welshman of his generation".

Lord Roberts was MP for Conwy from 1970 until 1997.

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Former Conservative minister Lord Roberts dies

Tory former minister Lord Roberts of Conwy has died at the age of 83, the Conservative Party has said.