Brian Spencer George Lambert (22 November 1930 – 22 December 2019), commonly known as Bill Lambert, was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.
Lambert was born in 1930, the son of Basil Lambert. He received his education at Silverstream College. He worked as a journalist for The Dominion and was afterwards public relations officer for Mobil Oil (1956–1960). He worked as public relations manager for Feltex Carpets (1961–1966), and was then a ministerial press officer (1966–1969). He then went into private business and was manager for Forum PR Ltd (1969–1972), and manager for Extra Media Services (1972–1975) in Wellington.
On 16 November 1957, he married June, the daughter of Hector Hailwood. They had four sons.
At the 1971 local elections he stood as a candidate for the Lower Hutt City Council on mayor John Kennedy-Good's Combined Team ticket, but was unsuccessful. He represented the Hutt Valley electorate of Western Hutt from 1975 to 1978, when he was defeated by Labour's John Terris.
- ^ a b c Traue 1978, p. 166.
- ^ Gustafson 1986, p. 326.
- ^ "City of Lower Hutt - Declaration of Result of Election - Election of Councillors". The Evening Post. 16 October 1971. p. 44.
- ^ Wilson 1985, p. 211.
- ^ Wilson 1985, p. 239.
- ^ "Brian Lambert death notice". The Dominion Post. 28 December 2019. Retrieved 30 December 2019.
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