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George Gordon Harvey WALDEN

member of parliament

George Gordon Harvey WALDEN, British Member of Parliament. Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George.


WALDEN, George Gordon Harvey was born in 1939.


Latymer Upper School, London. University of Cambridge, modern languages. Postgraduate and sabbatical work at Moscow, Harvard, Hong Kong and French Universities.

Spoken languages: French, Russian. Chinese, German.


Member of Parliament, since 1983. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Sir Keith Joseph, 1984. Under-Secretary of State at Department of Education and Science, 1985-1987.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office specialising in Soviet, Chinese and French affairs. Former Principal Private Secretary to Doctor David Owen and to Lord Carrington.


Clubs: Groucho’s; Garrick.


  • Other Interests

    Football, swimming, tennis, reading, the Arts. Education, foreign affairs.


Spouse Sarah Walden (née Hunt), 1970. Children: three.