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Roger Edward SIMS

Roger Edward SIMS, British Member of Parliament. Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Background

  • SIMS, Roger Edward was born on January 27, 1930. Parents: the late Herbert William Sims and the late Annie Amy Sims (née Savidge).

  • Education

    • City Boys’ Grammar School, Leicester. St. Olave’s Grammar School, Southwark.

    Career

    • Member, Chislehurst and Sidcup Urban District Council, 1956-1962. Chairman, Cons, and Ratepayers Group. Parly, candidate, 1966-1970.

      Member of Parliament. since 1974. Joint. Secretary, Conservative Home Affairs Committee, 1974-1979. Secretary, Conservative Study Groups on Prisons and Nationality, 1974-1979.

      Fmr. Cons, representative on Joint Committee Against Racialism. Member. Select Committee on Expenditure, 1974-1979. Member. Select Committee on Race Relations, 1974-1979.

      Parliamentary Private Secretary to Home Secretary, 1979-1983. Member. Select Committee on Education, 1983-1987. Vice-Chairman, Conservative Parliamentary Health Committee, since 1983.

      Officer, Hong Kong All Party Group. Officer, Japan All Party Group. Member. Select Committee on Procedure, 1987-1992.

      Member. Ecclesiastical Committee. Member. Health Select Committee, since 1987. Royal Air Force, 1948-1950.

      Justice of the Peace, since 1960. Fmr. Chairman, Bromley Juvenile Court. Manager, Dodwell&Company Ltd., 1962-1974.

      Deputy Chairman. Bromley Bench, 1970-1972. Director, Inchcape International Ltd., 1976-1990. Lay member. General Medical Council, since 1989.

      Member, Legal Committee, Magistrates Association. Parliamentary Adviser, Scotch Whisky Association.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Conservative Party

    Religion

    Church of England.

    Membership

    Chartered Institute of Marketing. Clubs: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (Central Exec, member). Royal Choral Socy.

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming, singing; health, children, community care. Hong Kong.

    Connections

    • Spouse Angela Sims (née Mathews), 1957. Children: three.
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    Born January 27, 1930
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