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Andrew Robert Frederick HUNTER

member of parliament

Andrew Robert Frederick HUNTER, British Member of Parliament. Order of Polonia Restituta, 1980; Honorary member. Society of the Sealed Knot, since 1990. Vice-chairman, The Monday Club, since 1990; member, NFU.


HUNTER, Andrew Robert Frederick was born on January 8, 1943. Parents: the late Sqdn. Leader Roger Edward Hunter and Winifred Mary Hunter (née Nelson).


St. George’s School, Harpenden. Durham University; Jesus College, Cambridge. Westcott House, Cambridge.


Parly, candidate, 1979. Member of Parliament, since 1983. Secretary, Conservative Environment Committee, 1984-1985.

Member. Agriculture Select committee, 1985. PPS, Department of Environment, 1985-1986. Member, Environment Select Committee, 1986-1992.

Member, CLA Land Usage Committee, since 1986. Vice-Chairman, Conservative Agriculture Committee, since 1987. Founding Chairman, Parliamentary British/Bophuthatswana Group, 1987-1988, and Secretary, since 1988.

Secretary, Conservative Northern Ireland Committee, 1990-1992, Chairman, since 1992. Vice-chairman, British-South Africa Group, since 1990. Assistant Master, St. Martin’s School, Northwood, 1970-1971.

Asst, master, Harrow School, 1971-1983. Territorial Army Volunteer Reserves, 197384. Member. Court of the University of Southampton, since 1983.

Director, Maestro Trading (UK) Ltd. Maestro Trading (Botswana) PLC. Consultant, Plcssey-Telenet Ltd.

Political adviser. North England Development Associates.


Vice-chairman, The Monday Club, since 1990. Member, NFU; clubs: National Farmer’s Union. National Prayer Book Society (Vice-Pres.).

British Field Sports Society (Chmn., Falconry Committee).


  • Other Interests

    Horse-riding, watching cricket, field sports, model soldiers.


Spouse Janet Bourne, 1972. Children: one son, one d.