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James E.M. ELLES

James E.M. ELLES, British Member of the European Parliament.

Background

  • ELLES, James E.M. Parents: Neil and Baroness Elies.

  • Education

    • Eton; Edinburgh University. Spoken languages: french, italian, german.

    Career

    • Assistant to MPs, 1974, 1983. Conservative Research Department, 1979. Member European Community Commission, 1976-1984, Administrator, External Relations DGI, 1977-1980.

      Assistant to the Deputy Director General, Agriculture, 1980-1983. Member, Foreign Afairs Committee, Agriculture Committee, 1984-1989. Chairman, Transatlantic Policy Network, European Parliamentary Committee.MEP for Oxford and Buckinghamshire, since 1984, European People's Party.

    Works

    • In Search of a Common Fisheries Policy
    • This book is first and foremost a history of the fishing industry in the European Economic Community during the past decade, in which that industry has been overtaken by a political and economic crisis.
    • Policies for Interdependence, 1980. In Search of a Common Fisheries Policy, 1984. 1992: Implication and Potential, 1988.

    Politics

    conservative Party

    Party affiliation: Conservative party

    Membership

    • Clubs: founder, European Baroque Orchestra.

    Personality

    Interests

    International relations.

    Connections

    • Spouse Françoise (née Le Bail). Children: one son, one d.
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    Nationality