Between 1971 and 1974, Victor, 3rd Lord Rothschild (1910-1990) served as the first Director General of the Central Policy Review Staff (known popularly as 'The Think Tank'), a unit which researched policy specifically for the Government. In 1976 Victor chaired the Royal Commission on Gambling. In 1982 he published An Enquiry into the Social Science Research Council at the behest of Sir Keith Joseph, and he continued to work in security as an adviser to Margaret Thatcher. Throughout his life he was a valued adviser on intelligence and science to both Conservative and Labour Governments. In 1977, he received this card from the Labour politician Harold Wilson (1916-1995) who served as Prime Minister from 1964 to 1970 and from 1974 to 1976.