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Richard Geoffrey James OTTAWAY

member of parliament

Richard Geoffrey James OTTAWAY, British Member of Parliament.

Background

OTTAWAY, Richard Geoffrey James was born on May 24, 1945. Parents: the late Professor Christopher Ottaway and Grace Ottaway.

Education

Backwell Secondary Modern School, Somerset. Bristol University, Bachelor of Laws(Hons), 1974.

Career

Member of Parliament, Nottingham North, 1983-1987. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1985-1987. Member of Parliament, Croydon South. since 1992.

PPS, to Michael Heseltine, Member of Parliament. Royal Navy, 1961-1966. Royal Navy College, Dartmouth, 1966.

Royal Navy, 1967-1970. Articled, Norton Rose Botterell and Roche, 1974. Soliciter, 1977; partner, William A. Crump & Son, 1981-1987.

Legal adviser, Coastal States Petroleum (UK) Ltd., since 1988. Director, Coastal Europe Ltd, since 1992.

Works

  • Road to Reform, 1987.

Religion

C of E.

Membership

Clubs: Island Sailing Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, jazz, conservation.

Connections

Spouse Nicola E. Ottaway (née Kisch), 1982.