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John Alan Redwood

John Alan REDWOOD, British Minister for Local Government and Inner Cities.

Background

  • REDWOOD, John Alan was born on June 15, 1951 in Dover, United Kingdom. Parents: William Charles Redwood and Amy Emma Redwood (née Champion).

  • Education

    • Kent College, Canterbury, 1961-1968. Magdalen College, Oxford, Master of Arts, 1968-1971. St. Antony’s College, Oxford, D.Phil., 72.

      Spoken languages: reading knowledge of French and Spanish.

    Career

    • Investment advisor Robert Fleming & Company, 1973-1977. Investment manager and director N. M. Rothschild & Sons, 1977-1987. Director Norcros, 1985-1989, deputy chairman, 1986-1987, non-executive chairman, 1987-1989.

      Advisor Treasury and Civil Service Select Committee, 1981. Head policy unit Prime Minister, 1983-1985. Councillor Oxfordshire Community College, 1973-1977.

      Parly under secretary state Department of Trade & Industry, 1989-1990, minister state, 1990-1992. DoE, 1992-1993; secretary state for Wales, 1993-1995. Shadow president The Board Trade, 1997-1999.

      Non-executive chairman Mabey Securities, since 1999. Shadow secretary of state Environmental, Transport and the Region, 1999—2000. Governor various schools, 1974—1983.

      Non-executive director Business And Business Resources PLC, since 2001. Visiting professor Middlesex University Business School, since 2000. Shadow secretary of state for deregulation, 2004—2005.

      Chairman Concentric. Plc., since 2003; chairman policy review economic competitiveness Conservative Party.

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    • Reason, Ridicule and Religion: Age of Enlightenment in England, 1660-1750
    • This study, with its examination of the lives and works of Isaac Newton, Robert Boyle, George Berkley, John Locke and other Enlightenment scholars, rejects the idea that the early modern period was marked by a triumph of reason or that it should be seen as a simple battle between science and religion.
    • Popular Capitalism
    • Shows that privatisation, deregulation, venture capital, wider ownership, debt repayment and the growth of new markets are all scenes in a larger drama: the story of how the world is responding to the failure of public sector-led growth.

    Politics

    conservative Party, 1965

    Party affiliation: Conservative Party

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    Church of England.

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    Interests

    Water sports, village cricket.

    Connections

    • Spouse Gail Felicity Chippington, 1974. Children: Catherine, Richard.
    • father: William Charles Redwood
    • mother: Amy Emma (Champion) Redwood
    • spouse: Gail Felicity Chippington
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    Born June 15, 1951
    (age 66)
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      • Author: Reason, Ridicule and Religion, 1976, Public Enterprise in Crisis, 1980, (with John Hatch) Value for Money Audits, 1981, (with John Hatch) Controlling Public Industries, 1982, Going for Broke, 1984, Equity for Everyman, 1986, Popular Capitalism, 1988, Our Currency Our Country, 1997, The Death of Britain?, 1999, Stars and Strife, 2001, Just Say No, 2001, Superpower Struggles, 2005, Singing the Blues, 2004, I Want To Make A Difference, 2006.
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      • book: Reason, Ridicule and Religion: Age of Enlightenment in England, 1660-1750
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      • book: Reason, Ridicule and Religion: Age of Enlightenment in England, 1660-1750 by Redwood, John (1996) Paperback
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      • book: Energy security--can we cope with a crisis?: Held on November 10, 1980 and sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI forum)
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      • book: Public Enterprise in Crisis: Future of the Nationalized Industries (Mainstream series)
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      • book: Public Enterprise in Crises
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      • book: Value for Money Audits: New Thinking on the Nationalized Industries
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      • book: Controlling Public Industries
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      • book: Our Currency Our Country
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      • book: What Shall Our Paper Currency Be? And What Shall Be the Solution of the Silver Problem?: How an Unlimited Quantity of Silver May Be Used as Money; The ... Leading European Countries (Classic Reprint)
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      • book: Our Currency Our Country by Redwood John (1999-06-01) Paperback
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      • book: What shall our paper currency be, and what shall be the solution of the silver problem how an umlimited quantity of silver may be used as money--the currency systems of leading European countries. pt. 582
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      • book: Stars and Strife: The Coming Conflict Between the USA and the European Union
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      • book: [(Stars and Strife: The Coming Conflicts Between the USA and the European Union )] [Author: John Redwood] [Jul-2001]
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      • book: If They Say No, Just Say NEXT!: 24 Secrets for Going Through the Noes to Get to the Yeses
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      • book: If They Say No, Just Say Next!
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      • book: Superpower Struggles: Mighty America, Faltering Europe, Rising Asia
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      • book: I Want to Make a Difference: But I Don't Like Politics
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      • book: Securing value for money in libraries: Remarks by the Controller of Audit to the Public Library Authorities conference, Peebles, Scotland, October 10, 1985
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      • book: If They Say No, Just Say Next!
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      • book: Singing the Blues: 30 Years of Tory Civil War
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      • book: Going for Broke: How Robert Campeau Bankrupted the Retail Industry, Jolted the Junk Bond Market, and Brought the Booming 80s to a Crash
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      • book: Just Say No: 100 Arguments Against the Euro
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      • book: Going for Broke: How Robert Campeau Bankrupted the Retail Industry, Jolted the Junk Bond Market, and Brought the Booming 80s to a Crash
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      • book: Popular Capitalism
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      • book: If They Say No, Just Say NEXT!: 24 Secrets for Going Through the Noes to Get to the Yeses Paperback - January 1, 1999
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      • book: Ecclesiastes: Singing the blues : a seven-session Bible study for men (Men's Bible study series)
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      • book: How to Buy, Own and Sell a Boat (Without Going Broke)
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      • book: SIGNED!!! THE LIBERAL HOUR: Incisions into some popular and lethal misconceptions by the author of THE AFFLUENT SOCIET and AMERICAN CAPITALISM
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      • book: Going for broke
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      • book: Military Involvement in the War on Drugs, "Just Say No"
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      • book: The Essential Guide to College Financial Planning: How to pay for college without going broke...
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      • book: Going Broke: Bankruptcy, Business Ethics, and the Bible
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      • book: Just Say No
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      • Amy Emma (Champion) Redwood
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      • Gail Felicity Chippington
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      • William Charles Redwood
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