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George Gordon Harvey WALDEN

George Gordon Harvey WALDEN, British Member of Parliament. Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George.

Background

  • WALDEN, George Gordon Harvey was born in 1939.

  • Education

    • Latymer Upper School, London. University of Cambridge, modern languages. Postgraduate and sabbatical work at Moscow, Harvard, Hong Kong and French Universities.

      Spoken languages: French, Russian. Chinese, German.

    Career

    • Member of Parliament, since 1983. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Sir Keith Joseph, 1984. Under-Secretary of State at Department of Education and Science, 1985-1987.

      Foreign and Commonwealth Office specialising in Soviet, Chinese and French affairs. Former Principal Private Secretary to Doctor David Owen and to Lord Carrington.

    Works

    • Ethics and Foreign Policy.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Conservative Party

    Membership

    Clubs: Groucho’s; Garrick.

    Personality

    Interests

    Football, swimming, tennis, reading, the Arts. Education, foreign affairs.

    Connections

    • Spouse Sarah Walden (née Hunt), 1970. Children: three.
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    Born 1939
    Nationality

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