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Peter John VIGGERS

member of parliament

Peter John VIGGERS, British Member of Parliament. Solicitor; member of Council of Lloyd’s of London.

Background

VIGGERS, Peter John was born on March 13, 1938. Parents: the late John Sidney Viggers.

Education

Portsmouth Grammar School. Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, Master of Arts (Hons).

Career

Chairman, Cambridge University Conservative Association, 1960. Member of Parliament for Gosport. since 1974. Secretary, Conservative Energy Ctte., 1975-1976, Vice-chairman, 1977-1979.

Parliamentary Private Secretary to Solicitor General, 1979-1983. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Chief Secretary to the Treasury, 1983-1985. United Kingdom Delegate, North Atlantic Assembly, 1981-1986.

Chairman, Campaign for Defence and Multilateral Disarmament, 1984-1986. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, (Industry Minister) Northern Ireland Office, 89. Chairman, British-Japanese Parliamentary Group, 1992.

Member. Select Committee, on Defence. Royal Air Force Pilot, National Service, 1956-1958. Officer TA, 1963-1968.

Solicitor, 1967; Director, Premier Consoldiated Oilfields Ltd. and other companies, 197386.

Religion

C of E.

Membership

Solicitor; member of Council of Lloyd’s of London. Clubs: Royal National Lifeboat Institute (National Committee, 1979-1989, a Vice-President, since 1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Beagling; opera; travel. Defence, finance.

Connections

Spouse Doctor Jennifer Mary Viggers (née McMillan), 1968. Children: two son, one d.