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Christopher James PROUT

Christopher James PROUT, British Vice Chairman of the European People's Party. Territorial Decoration. 1987; Queen's Counsel, 1988; Grande Médaillé de la Ville de Paris, 1988; Knight, 1990.


  • PROUT, Christopher James was born on January 1, 1942. Parents: the late Frank Yabsley Prout and Doris Lucy Prout (née Osborne).

  • Education

    • Manchester University, Bachelor of Arts, 1960-1963. Columbia University, New York, 1963-1964. Queen’s College. Oxford University, Bachelor of Philosophy, D.Phil.

      1964-1966; Middle Temple. Spoken languages: English.


    • Member of the European Parliament for Shropshire and Stafford, since 1979. Deputy Whip. ED group, 1979-1982. Chief Whip, 1983-1987.

      Chairman, since 1987. Member, Institutional Affairs Committee, since 1989. Chairman, Parliamentary Committee, on Legal Affairs.

      Member, Rules of Procedure, the Verification of Credentials and Immunities Committee, since 1989. Chairman, and Leader of the EDG, 1987-1992.


    • Market Socialism in Yugoslavia (Economies of the World)
    • In this clear account of both the evolution of the economic system and the development of the economy in Yugoslavia, the author discusses the four distinct institutional phases of the Yugoslav economic system since the end of the Second World War.
    • Market Socialism in Yugoslavia. Miscellaneous pamphlets, chapters and articles.


    Party affiliation: Conservative Party



    Riding, sailing; constitutional matters.

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    Born January 1, 1942
    (age 75)

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