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James SCOTT-HOPKINS

member of the European Parliament

James SCOTT-HOPKINS, British Member of the European Parliament. Knighted, 1982.

Background

SCOTT-HOPKINS, James was born on November 29, 1921 in London. United Kingdom. Parents: Col. Rawdon Scott-Hopkins and Millicent Scott-Hopkins (née BarryTurner).

Education

Eton; Oxford University. Spoken languages: Frenchб Spanish, Russian.

Career

Member of Parliament, 1959-1966, 67-79. Junior Minister of Agriculture, 1962-1964. Member of European Parliament, since 1970.

Vice President, European Parliament, 1976-1979. Chairman, European Democratic Group, 1979-1982. Vice-Chairman, European Parliament Budgets Committee, 89.

Chairman, Cyprus Euro Delegation, since 1984. Vice-Chairman, Environment Committee, since 1989.

Works

  • Food For Thought, 1979.

Religion

Church of England.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Riding, shooting, reading, chess. Environment, agriculture.

Connections

Spouse Geraldine Elizabeth Mary Hargreaves, Commander of the Order of the British Empire, 1946. Children: Michael, Jamie. Anthony, Jennifer.