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Edwina CURRIE

member of parliament

Edwina CURRIE, British Member of Parliament. Speaker of the Year 1990, Association of Speakers’ Club, United Kingdom. founder President, Women into Business, 1989-1991.

Background

CURRIE, Edwina was born on October 13, 1946 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Education

Liverpool Institut, for Girls. St. Anne’s College, Oxford. 1965-1969; London School of Economics, Master of Science, economic history, 1971-1972.

Spoken languages: a little french.

Career

Member, Birmingham City Council, 1975-1986. Chairman, Social Services Committee, 1979-1980. Chairman, Housing Committee, 1982-1983.

Member, Birmingham Area Health Authority, 1975-1982. Chairman. Central Birmingham Health Authority, 1981-1983. Member of Parliament, since 1983.

Member, Select Committee on Health and Social Services, 1983-1986. Member. British Broadcasting Corporation General Advisory Council, 1984-1985. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Department of Education, 1985-1986.

Junior Minister at the Department of Health and Social Security, 1986-1988. Economic assistant. Department of Trade and Industry, 1970-1971. Head of Business Studies, Bromsgrove School, 1978-1981.

Works

  • Life Lines, 1989. What Women Want, 1990. Three Line Quips, 1992.

Membership

Founder President, Women into Business, 1989-1991.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Economics, energy, transport and car industry, Europe.

Connections

Spouse Raymond Frank Currie, 1972. Children: Deborah, Susannah.