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Rt. Hon. Timothy Alan Davan SAINSBURY

Rt. Hon. Timothy Alan Davan SAINSBURY, Minister for Industry, Department of Trade and Industry.


  • SAINSBURY, Rt. Hon. Timothy Alan Davan was born on June 11, 1932. Parents: Baron Sainsbury.

  • Education

    • Eton; Worcester College, Oxford, politics, philosophy and economics.


    • Member of Parliament, since 1973. Vice-Chairman, Conservative Backbench Environment Committee, Chairman, All-Party Group for the Retail T rade. Honorary T reas., Conservative Friends of Israel.

      Parliamentary Private Secretary to Michael Heseltine, 1979-1983. Sponsored Indecent Displays (Control) Act 1981. Assistant Government Whip, 1983-1985.

      Lord Commissioner of the Treasury, 1985-1987. Under-Secretary of State for Defence Procurement. 1987-1989; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1989-1990.

      Minister of State for Trade, July since 1990. Ministerfor Industry, Department ofTradeand Industry. Life Guards, 1951-1952.

      Director, J. Sainsbury pic, 1962-1983.


    Party affiliation: Conservative party

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    Born June 11, 1932