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Richard Geoffrey James OTTAWAY

Richard Geoffrey James OTTAWAY, British Member of Parliament.

Background

  • OTTAWAY, Richard Geoffrey James was born on May 24, 1945. Parents: the late Professor Christopher Ottaway and Grace Ottaway.

  • Education

    • Backwell Secondary Modern School, Somerset. Bristol University, Bachelor of Laws(Hons), 1974.

    Career

    • Member of Parliament, Nottingham North, 1983-1987. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1985-1987. Member of Parliament, Croydon South. since 1992.

      PPS, to Michael Heseltine, Member of Parliament. Royal Navy, 1961-1966. Royal Navy College, Dartmouth, 1966.

      Royal Navy, 1967-1970. Articled, Norton Rose Botterell and Roche, 1974. Soliciter, 1977; partner, William A. Crump & Son, 1981-1987.

      Legal adviser, Coastal States Petroleum (UK) Ltd., since 1988. Director, Coastal Europe Ltd, since 1992.

    Works

    • Road to Reform, 1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Conservative Party

    Religion

    C of E.

    Membership

    Clubs: Island Sailing Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, jazz, conservation.

    Connections

    • Spouse Nicola E. Ottaway (née Kisch), 1982.
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    Born May 24, 1945
    (age 72)
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