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Robert Adrian HICKS

Robert Adrian HICKS, British Member of Parliament.


  • HICKS, Robert Adrian was born on January 18, 1938 in Horrabridge, United Kingdom. Parents: the late William Henry Hicks and Marjorie Hicks (née Trist).

  • Education

    • Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Crediton. University College, London, Bachelor of Science, geography, 1960. University of Exeter, Postgraduate Certificate in Education, 1961.


    • Chairman, Tavistock Young Conservatives, Vice-chairman, National Young Conservatives. Parly, candidate, 1966. Member of Parliament, since 1970.

      Vice-Chairman, Conservative Parliamentary Agriculture Committee, 1971-1973 and 1974-1981. Assistant Whip, 1973-1974. Member. Select Committee on European Legislation. since 1975.

      Chairman, West Country Conservative Member of Parliament’s, 1977-1978. Treasurer, Conservative Middle East Council, 1981-1992, Vice-chairman, since 1992. Chairman, United Kingdom Group of Parliamentary Association, for Euro-Arab Cooperation, since 1982.

      Chairman, Conservative Parliamentary Agriculture Committee, 1988-1990. Lecturer in Regional Geography, Weston-SuperMare Technical College, 1964-1970. Parly, consultant, British Hotels, Restaurants and Caterers Association, since 1974.

      Parly, consultant. Milk Marketing Board. since 1986.


    Party affiliation: Conservative Party


    Church of England.


    Clubs: M.C.C.; President, Plymouth Albion Rugby Football Club.



    Cricket, rugby, golf, walking.


    • Spouse Glenys Foote (née Harvey), 1991. Children: Alison, Katrina.
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    Born January 18, 1938