Kenneth Clarke M.P. character jug produced by Bairstow Manor Pottery of Hanley, England, circa 2010 in a limited edition 350. Kenneth Harry Clarke, Baron Clarke of Nottingham, (1940- ) is a British politician who served as Home Secretary from 1992 to 1993 and Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1993 to 1997 as well as serving as deputy chair of British American Tobacco from 1998 to 2007. A member of the Conservative Party, he was Member of Parliament (MP) for Rushcliffe from 1970 to 2019 and was Father of the House of Commons between 2017 and 2019. The President of the Tory Reform Group since 1997, he is a one-nation conservative who identifies with economically and socially liberal views. The handle of the jug is an overflowing mug of ale and cigar. The jug was modeled by Ray Noble.