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Anthony David STEEN

Anthony David STEEN, British Member of Parliament.


  • STEEN, Anthony David was born on July 22, 1939. Parents: Stephen Steen.

  • Education

    • Westminster School; University Coil., London. Gray’s Inn, 1962.


    • Adviser to Federal and Provincial Canadian Govts, on unemployment and youth problems, 1970-1971. Member of Parliament for Liverpool Wavertree. 1974-1983, and for South Hams, Devon, since 1983.

      Chairman, Urban and New Town Affairs Committee, 1979-1980 and 1987. Vice-Chairman, Social Services Committee, 1979-1981. Vice-Chairman, Environment Committee, 1983-1985.

      Vice-chairman, Parliamentary Caribbean Group. Chairman, Election Task Force. Conservative Central Office.

      Chairman, Urban and Inner City Committee, 1987. Barrister, Landlord and Tenant Common Law, 1962-1974. Defence Counsel, Ministry of Defence Court Martials, 1964-1968.

      Lecturer in law, Council of Legal Education, 1964-1967. Youth Leader and Social Worker. Founder, Task Force (young helping the old), 1964, Director 1964-1968.

      Director. Young Volunteer Force, 1968-1974. Lecturer in Law, Ghana High Commission, and Council for Legal Education, 1964-1967. Vice-President, International Centre for Child Studies.

      Vice-President, Ecology Building Society.


    • New Life for Old Cities, 1981. Tested Ideas for Political Success, 1983. Public Land Utilisation Management Schemes (PLUMS), 1988.


    Party affiliation: Conservative Party


    Clubs: Commons and Lords Cycle Club (Chmn.). Impact 80’s Campaign (Joint National Chairman). Task Force Trust (Vice-Chmn.).

    Outlandos Trust (Chmn.). National Playing Fields Association (Cncl. member).



    Cycling; fell-walking. Piano, swimming; wine-tasting. Environment, population control.


    • Spouse Carolyn Steen (née Padfield), 1966.
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    Born July 22, 1939