Sir Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home

Standard Name: Douglas-Home, Sir Alexander Frederick
Used Form: Sir Alec Douglas Home
Used Form: Sir Alec Douglas-Home


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19 October 1963
Sir Alec Douglas-Home (Conservative) became Prime Minister when Macmillan resigned on health grounds following the Profumo scandal.
23 October 1963
The report of the Robbins Committee on Higher Education (recommending the establishment of new universities in Britain) was accepted by the new Prime Minister, Sir Alec Douglas Home .