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George Arthur GARDINER

member of parliament

George Arthur GARDINER, British Member of Parliament. KB.

Background

GARDINER, George Arthur was born on March 3, 1935 in Witham, United Kingdom. Parents: the late Stanley Frederick Gardiner and Emma Gardiner (née Gale).

Education

Harvey Grammar School, Folkestone. Balliol College, Oxford, Bachelor of Arts, politics, philosophy and economics, 1958.

Career

Member of Parliament, since 1974. Chairman, Conservative European Affairs Committee, 1980-1987. Vice-Chairman, Conservative Foreign Affairs Committee.

Exec, member, 1922 Committee. Political correspondent. Western Daily Press, 1961-1964.

Political correspondent, Thomson Newspapers and Sunday Times, 1964-1974. Writer and freelance journalist, Sunday Express, 1974-1990.

Works

  • Margaret Thatcher From Childhood to Leadership, 1975.

Religion

Anglican.

Membership

Clubs: Conservative Way Forward, Selsdon Group, Bow Group.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, cooking.

Connections

Spouse Helen Gardiner (née Morris), 1980. Children: Alexander, Sophie-Maria, Sebastian.