Peter Brooke was the Member of Parliament for the Cities of London and Westminster from 1977 to 2001 and during that time held many ministerial positions. As Secretary of State for National Heritage he used Thomas Neale's 1694 Lottery Box as part of the launch event for the National Lottery. As an MP, Peter always took a great interest in Covent Garden, giving much support to The Seven Dials Trust and to other amenity groups in the area. He had a long-standing interest in architecture and conservation.
Lord Brooke obituary in the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2023/may/15/lord-brooke-of-sutton-mandeville-peter-brooke-obituary
Lord Brooke obituary in the Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2023/05/15/peter-brooke-obituary-tory-northern-ireland-thatcher/
Peter Brooke: Former Northern Ireland secretary dies aged 89: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-65605287
Parliamentary career of 'The Rt Hon. the Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville CH': https://members.parliament.uk/member/154/career
National Portrait Gallery
Portraits of Peter Leonard Brooke, Baron Brooke of Sutton Mandeville: https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/person/mp90917/peter-leonard-brooke-baron-brooke-of-sutton-mandeville