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John Alan Redwood

member of parliament , minister

John Alan REDWOOD, British Minister for Local Government and Inner Cities.


REDWOOD, John Alan was born on June 15, 1951 in Dover, United Kingdom. Parents: William Charles Redwood and Amy Emma Redwood (née Champion).


Kent College, Canterbury, 1961-1968. Magdalen College, Oxford, Master of Arts, 1968-1971. St. Antony’s College, Oxford, D.Phil., 72.

Spoken languages: reading knowledge of French and Spanish.


Investment advisor Robert Fleming & Company, 1973-1977. Investment manager and director N. M. Rothschild & Sons, 1977-1987. Director Norcros, 1985-1989, deputy chairman, 1986-1987, non-executive chairman, 1987-1989.

Advisor Treasury and Civil Service Select Committee, 1981. Head policy unit Prime Minister, 1983-1985. Councillor Oxfordshire Community College, 1973-1977.

Parly under secretary state Department of Trade & Industry, 1989-1990, minister state, 1990-1992. DoE, 1992-1993; secretary state for Wales, 1993-1995. Shadow president The Board Trade, 1997-1999.

Non-executive chairman Mabey Securities, since 1999. Shadow secretary of state Environmental, Transport and the Region, 1999—2000. Governor various schools, 1974—1983.

Non-executive director Business And Business Resources PLC, since 2001. Visiting professor Middlesex University Business School, since 2000. Shadow secretary of state for deregulation, 2004—2005.

Chairman Concentric. Plc., since 2003; chairman policy review economic competitiveness Conservative Party.



Church of England.


conservative Party, 1965


  • Other Interests

    Water sports, village cricket.


Spouse Gail Felicity Chippington, 1974. Children: Catherine, Richard.

William Charles Redwood

Amy Emma (Champion) Redwood

Gail Felicity Chippington