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Dr. Brian Stanley MAWHINNEY

Minister of State , Department of Health

Dr. Brian Stanley MAWHINNEY, British Minister of State, Department of Health.

Background

MAWHINNEY, Dr. Brian Stanley was born on July 26, 1940. Parents: Frederick Stanley Arnot Mawhinney and Coralie Jean Mawhinney.

Education

Royal Belfast Academical Institution. Queen’s University, Belfast, Bachelor of Science. University of Michigan, USA, Master of Science.

University of London, PhD.

Career

Member of Parliament for Peterborough, since 1979. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Ministers of State at the Treasury, 1982-1984 and to Secretary of State for Employment and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, 1984-1986. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, 1986-1990.

National President, Conservative Trade Unionists, 1987-1990. President, Northern Ireland Young Conservatives, since 1990. Minister of State for Northern Ireland.

1990-1992; Minister of State, Department of Health. Assistant Professor, of Radiation Research, University of Iowa, USA, 1968-1970. Lecturer. Royal Free Hospital, 1970-1984.

Member. Medical Research Council, 1980-1983. Member. National Council, National Society for Cancer Relief, 1981-1985. Member, General Synod of the Church of England, 1985-1990.

Religion

Church of England.

Connections

Spouse Betty Louise Mawhinney (née Oja), 1965. Children: two son, one d.