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Michael HOWARD

Secretary of State for the Environment

Michael HOWARD, British Secretary of State for the Environment.

Background

HOWARD, Michael was born on July 7, 1941. Parents: the late Bernard Howard and Hilda Howard.

Education

Llanelli Grammar School. Peterhouse College, Cambridge University.

Career

President Cambridge Union 1962. Called to Bar, Inner Temple 1964. Jr. Counsel to the Crown (Common Law) 1980-1982.

A; Chairman Bow Group 1970-1971. Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe since 1983. Pari. Pvt. Secretary to Solicitor-General 1984-1985.

Pari. Under-Secretary of State, Department, of Trade and Industry, Minister for Corporate and Consumer Affairs 1985-1987. UnderSec., Department, of the Environment 1987. Minister of State, Department, of the Environment 1987-1988, Minister of Water and Planning 1988-1990.

Secretary of State for Employment since 1990. Chairman Society of Conservative Lawyers 1985.

Membership

Clubs: Carlton Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Watching football and baseball.

Connections

Spouse Sandra Clare (née Paul), 1975. Children: one son, one daughter, one step s.

father:
Bernard Howard

mother:
Hilda Howard

spouse:
Sandra Clare Paul