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Peter John VIGGERS

Peter John VIGGERS, British Member of Parliament. Solicitor; member of Council of Lloyd’s of London.

Background

  • VIGGERS, Peter John was born on March 13, 1938. Parents: the late John Sidney Viggers.

  • Education

    • Portsmouth Grammar School. Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, Master of Arts (Hons).

    Career

    • Chairman, Cambridge University Conservative Association, 1960. Member of Parliament for Gosport. since 1974. Secretary, Conservative Energy Ctte., 1975-1976, Vice-chairman, 1977-1979.

      Parliamentary Private Secretary to Solicitor General, 1979-1983. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Chief Secretary to the Treasury, 1983-1985. United Kingdom Delegate, North Atlantic Assembly, 1981-1986.

      Chairman, Campaign for Defence and Multilateral Disarmament, 1984-1986. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, (Industry Minister) Northern Ireland Office, 89. Chairman, British-Japanese Parliamentary Group, 1992.

      Member. Select Committee, on Defence. Royal Air Force Pilot, National Service, 1956-1958. Officer TA, 1963-1968.

      Solicitor, 1967; Director, Premier Consoldiated Oilfields Ltd. and other companies, 197386.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Conservative Party

    Religion

    C of E.

    Membership

    Solicitor; member of Council of Lloyd’s of London. Clubs: Royal National Lifeboat Institute (National Committee, 1979-1989, a Vice-President, since 1989).

    Personality

    Interests

    Beagling; opera; travel. Defence, finance.

    Connections

    • Spouse Doctor Jennifer Mary Viggers (née McMillan), 1968. Children: two son, one d.
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