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Accountant , consultant

Neville Guthrie Trotter, British accountant, consultant.


Trotter, Neville Guthrie was born on January 27, 1932 in Blyth, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Winifred (Guthrie) Trotter.


Shrewbury; Durham University, economics.


Member, Newcastle City Council, 1963-1974. Justice of the Peace, Newcastle. Member, Northern Economic Planning Council, 1968-1974. Vice-Chairman, Northumberland Police Authority, 1970-1974. Member, civil Aviation Authority Airline User’s Consultative Committee, 1973-1979. Member of Parliament, since 1974. Member. Select Committee on Transport. Member, Parliamentary Defence Study Group. Member. Conservative Defence Committee.

Chairman, Conservative Shipping and Shipbuilding Committee. Sec. Conservative Industry Committee. Secretary, Conservative Transport Committee. Military Secretary, Conservative Aviation Committee. Chartered accountant. Partner, Thornton Baker and Company, 1962-1974.

Consultant, Grant Thornton. Director, William Baird pic. Adviser. Northern General Transport.

Adviser, Bowrings; Parly, consultant, British Marine Equipment Council.


  • Justice of the peace, Newcastle upon Tyne. Deputy lieutenant Tyne and Wear.


Vice president Society Maritime Industries, British Maritime Charitable Foundation, Society for Prevention of Solvent and Volatile Substance Abuse, since 1989. Former member Northern Economic Planning Council, Tyne Improvement Commission, Tyneside Passenger Transport Authority, Industrial Relations Tribunal, Council RUSI. Former director Mid-American Energy Holdings, Wm.

Baird plc/Darchem Ltd., others. Member appeal council British Olympic Association, Great N. Eastern Railway Forum director North-East Chamber of Commerce, Trade and Industry. Founder, chairman Brit-American Chamber of Commerce, North-East of England, since 1999.

Member Newcastle City Council, 1963-1974, alderman, 1970-1974, chairman finance committee, traffic highways and transport committees, theatre committee. Member Civil Aeronautics Administration Airline Users Committee, 1973-1979. Member Tyne and Wear Metropolitan Council, 1973-1974.

Vice-chairman Northumberland Police Authority, 1970-1974. Chairman Consultant Party Shipping and Shipbuilding Committee, 1979-1984, 94-97, vice-chairman, 1976-1979. Secretary Consultant Party Industry Committee, 1981-1983, transport committee, 1983-1984, military secretary aviation committee, 1976-1979.

Member industry sub-committee Select Committee on Expenditure, 1976-1979. Member select committee Transport, 1983-1992, defense, 1993-1997. Member Party Defense Study Group, 1980-1997, honorary advisor, since 1997.

Former chairman All-Party Gp for Prevention of Solvent Abuse, private member's bills, consumer safety, 1978, licensing amendment, 1970, intoxicating substances supply, 1985. President N. Area Consultant Party, since 1996. Freeman City of London, 1978.

With Royal Air Force, 1955-1958. Fellow Institute Chartered Accountants, Royal Aeronautical Society, Chartered Institute Transport. Member Company of Chartered Accts, Atlantic Council, North-East TAVRA, United States Naval Institute, United States Air Force Association, United States Navy League United Kingdom (member council), Honorary College Royal Marine Reserve.


  • Other Interests

    Aviation, gardening, fell-walking, study of foreign affairs, defense and industry.


Married Caroline Mary Farrow, October 15, 1983. 1 child: Sophie.

Alexander Trotter

Elizabeth Winifred (Guthrie) Trotter

Caroline Mary Farrow