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Charles Frederick WARDLE

Charles Frederick WARDLE, British Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Home Office.


  • WARDLE, Charles Frederick was born on August 23, 1939. Parents: the late Frederick Maclean Wardle and Constance (née Roach).

  • Education

    • Tonbridge School; Lincoln College, Oxford University, Master of Arts. Harvard Business School, USA, Master of Business Administration.


    • Member of Parliament for Bexhill and Battle, since 1983. Member. Commons Select Committee on Trade and Industry, 1983-1984. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister for Health, 1988.

      Parliamentary Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Social Services, 1984-1987. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home office. Asst, to President, American Express Company, New York, 1966-1969.

      Merchant Banker, London, 1969-1972. Director, Benjamin Priest Group, 1972-1974, Managing Director 1974-1977, Chairman, 1977-1984. Member, Confederation of British Industry Council, 1980-1984 and member, Confederation of British Industry West Midlands Regional Council.

      Member, Commercial and Economic Committee, Engineering and Employer’s Federation, 1981-1983. Member. Midlands Committee, Institut, of Directors, 1981-1983.


    Party affiliation: Conservative Party



    Books; sport; travel.


    • Spouse Lesley Ann (née Wells), 1964. Children: one d.
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    Born August 23, 1939