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John Arthur WATTS

member of parliament

John Arthur WATTS, British Member of Parliament.

Background

WATTS, John Arthur was born on April 19, 1947. Parents: the late Arthur Watts.

Education

Bishopshalt School, Hillingdon. Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University, Master of Arts. Spoken languages: german, some french.

Career

Chairman, Cambridge University Conservative Association, 1968. Chairman, Uxbridge Conservative Association, 1973-1976. Councillor, Hillingdon Borough Council, 1973-1986.

Leader of the Opposition 197678, Council Leader 1978-1984. Member of Parliament for Slough, since 1983. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister for Housing and Construction, 1984-1985, to Minister of Slate at the Treasury 1985.

Member. Commons Select Committee on Treasury and Civil Service, 1986, chairman, July since 1992. Chartered Accountant.

Religion

Christian.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    DIY; reading.

Connections

Spouse Susan Swann, 1974. Children: one son, three d.