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Colin Ryley SHEPHERD

member of parliament

Colin Ryley SHEPHERD, British Member of Parliament.


SHEPHERD, Colin Ryley was born on January 13, 1938. Parents: the late TCR Shepherd, Member of the Order of the British Empire and Dame Margaret Shepherd. Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.


Oundle School; McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Spoken languages: French.


Member of Parliament for Hereford, since 1974. Vice-Chairman, Conservative Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. 1979; member. Commons Select Committee on Services, 1979.

Chairman. Library Sub-Cttee., 1982-1991, Chairman, since 1991. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Wales, 1987. Royal Canadian Navy; Haigh Engineering Company Ltd., Marketing Director, 1963-1986.


Church of England.


Clubs: Industry and Parliament Trust (Fellow). Naval Club.


  • Other Interests

    Gardening; restoration. Sailing; agriculture. Commonwealth.


Spouse Louise Shepherd (née Cleveland), 1966. Children: three s.