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Edwina CURRIE

Edwina CURRIE, British Member of Parliament. Speaker of the Year 1990, Association of Speakers’ Club, United Kingdom. founder President, Women into Business, 1989-1991.

Background

  • CURRIE, Edwina was born on October 13, 1946 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

  • Education

    • Liverpool Institut, for Girls. St. Anne’s College, Oxford. 1965-1969; London School of Economics, Master of Science, economic history, 1971-1972.

      Spoken languages: a little french.

    Career

    • Member, Birmingham City Council, 1975-1986. Chairman, Social Services Committee, 1979-1980. Chairman, Housing Committee, 1982-1983.

      Member, Birmingham Area Health Authority, 1975-1982. Chairman. Central Birmingham Health Authority, 1981-1983. Member of Parliament, since 1983.

      Member, Select Committee on Health and Social Services, 1983-1986. Member. British Broadcasting Corporation General Advisory Council, 1984-1985. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Department of Education, 1985-1986.

      Junior Minister at the Department of Health and Social Security, 1986-1988. Economic assistant. Department of Trade and Industry, 1970-1971. Head of Business Studies, Bromsgrove School, 1978-1981.

    Works

    • Life Lines, 1989. What Women Want, 1990. Three Line Quips, 1992.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Conservative Party

    Membership

    Founder President, Women into Business, 1989-1991.

    Personality

    Interests

    Economics, energy, transport and car industry, Europe.

    Connections

    • Spouse Raymond Frank Currie, 1972. Children: Deborah, Susannah.
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    Born October 13, 1946
    (age 71)
    Nationality

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