Party affiliation: Conservative Party
SHEPHERD, Colin Ryley was born on January 13, 1938. Parents: the late TCR Shepherd, Member of the Order of the British Empire and Dame Margaret Shepherd. Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
Member of Parliament for Hereford, since 1974. Vice-Chairman, Conservative Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. 1979; member. Commons Select Committee on Services, 1979.
Chairman. Library Sub-Cttee., 1982-1991, Chairman, since 1991. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Wales, 1987. Royal Canadian Navy; Haigh Engineering Company Ltd., Marketing Director, 1963-1986.