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Dr. Brian Stanley MAWHINNEY

Dr. Brian Stanley MAWHINNEY, British Minister of State, Department of Health.


  • MAWHINNEY, Dr. Brian Stanley was born on July 26, 1940. Parents: Frederick Stanley Arnot Mawhinney and Coralie Jean Mawhinney.

  • Education

    • Royal Belfast Academical Institution. Queen’s University, Belfast, Bachelor of Science. University of Michigan, USA, Master of Science.

      University of London, PhD.


    • Member of Parliament for Peterborough, since 1979. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Ministers of State at the Treasury, 1982-1984 and to Secretary of State for Employment and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, 1984-1986. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, 1986-1990.

      National President, Conservative Trade Unionists, 1987-1990. President, Northern Ireland Young Conservatives, since 1990. Minister of State for Northern Ireland.

      1990-1992; Minister of State, Department of Health. Assistant Professor, of Radiation Research, University of Iowa, USA, 1968-1970. Lecturer. Royal Free Hospital, 1970-1984.

      Member. Medical Research Council, 1980-1983. Member. National Council, National Society for Cancer Relief, 1981-1985. Member, General Synod of the Church of England, 1985-1990.


    • Conflict and Christianity in Northern Ireland. C/M/W: Industry and Parliament Trust (Fellow).


    Party affiliation: Conservative Party


    Church of England.


    • Spouse Betty Louise Mawhinney (née Oja), 1965. Children: two son, one d.
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    Born July 26, 1940