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James Douglas CRAN

James Douglas CRAN, British Member of Parliament. Daily Mirror Speaking Trophy, 1989.

Background

  • CRAN, James Douglas was born on January 28, 1944 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. Parents: James Cran and Jane Cran (née McDonald).

  • Education

    • Ruthrieston School, Aberdeen. University of Aberdeen, Master of Arts, 1969. Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, management course, 1969.

    Career

    • Councillor, London Borough of Sutton, 1974-1979. Chairman, Health and Housing Committee. 197579; Member of Parliament, since 1987.

      Member. Trade and Industry Select Committee, 1987-1992. Director and secretary. National Association, of Pension Funds, 1971-1979.

      Northern Director, Confederation of British Industry, 1979-1984. West Midlands Director, Confederation of British Industry, 1984-1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Conservative party

    Religion

    Presbyterian.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travelling, reading, gardening. Trade and industry, economy, Europe.

    Connections

    • Spouse Penelope Barbara Cran (née Wilson), 1973. Children: Alexandra. Penelope.
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    Born January 28, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality

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