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Dr. Charles GOODSON-WICKES

member of parliament

Dr. Charles GOODSON-WICKES, British Member of Parliament. International Association, of Physicians for Overseas Services; Society of Occupational Medicine; Medico-Legal Society.

Background

GOODSON-WICKES, Dr. Charles was born on November 7, 1945. Parents: the late Ian Goodson Wickes FRCP and Monica Frances Goodson-Wickes.

Education

Charterhouse; St. Bartholomew’s Hospital. Inner Temple.

Career

Member of Parliament for Wimbledon, since 1987. Previously Vice-chairman, Constitutional Affairs Committee, since 1987. Vice-Chairman, Defence Committee.

Chairman, Asbestos Licensing Regulations Appeals Board. Vice President, Islington and South Finsbury Conservative Association. Member Public Affairs Committee.

BFSS; Parliamentary Private Secretary to Sir George Young. Member of Parliament, Minister of State for Housing and Planning. Occupational Physician and barrister.

Surgeon Captain, The Life Guards, 1973-1977, re-enlisted as Lieutenant Col. for Gulf Campaign, since 1991, served with Headquarters 7th Armoured Brigade in Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Kuwait. Specialist Physician, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, 1977-1980. Consulting Physician, BUPA, 1977-1986.

Occupational Physician, Medical Adviser to Barclays Bank, RTZ Corporation, McKinsey, and the Meat and Livestock Commission, since 1980. Former member. Industrial Society Medical Advisory Committee. Former member, Fitness Advisory Panel of the Institut, of Directors.

Governor, Highbury Grove School, 197785. Treasurer, Doctor Ian Goodson Wickes Fund for Handicapped Children, since 1979.

Works

  • The New Corruption, Centre for Policy Studies, 1984.

Religion

Church of England.

Membership

International Association, of Physicians for Overseas Services. Society of Occupational Medicine. Medico-Legal Society.

Clubs: British Medical Association. Medico-Legal Society. Society of Occupational Medicine.

International Association of Physicians for Overseas Services. British Field Sports Society. Boodle’s Club; Marylebone Cricket Club.

Pratts Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hunting, shooting, real tennis, gardening, history. Defence, foreign affairs, health.

Connections

Spouse Judith Amanda Goodson-Wickes (née Hopkinson), 1974. Children: two s.