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James E.M. ELLES

member of the European Parliament

James E.M. ELLES, British Member of the European Parliament.

Background

ELLES, James E.M. Parents: Neil and Baroness Elies.

Education

Eton; Edinburgh University. Spoken languages: french, italian, german.

Career

Assistant to MPs, 1974, 1983. Conservative Research Department, 1979. Member European Community Commission, 1976-1984, Administrator, External Relations DGI, 1977-1980.

Assistant to the Deputy Director General, Agriculture, 1980-1983. Member, Foreign Afairs Committee, Agriculture Committee, 1984-1989. Chairman, Transatlantic Policy Network, European Parliamentary Committee.MEP for Oxford and Buckinghamshire, since 1984, European People's Party.

Politics

conservative Party

Membership

  • Clubs: founder, European Baroque Orchestra.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    International relations.

Connections

Spouse Françoise (née Le Bail). Children: one son, one d.