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Robert Adrian HICKS

member of parliament

Robert Adrian HICKS, British Member of Parliament.


HICKS, Robert Adrian was born on January 18, 1938 in Horrabridge, United Kingdom. Parents: the late William Henry Hicks and Marjorie Hicks (née Trist).


Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Crediton. University College, London, Bachelor of Science, geography, 1960. University of Exeter, Postgraduate Certificate in Education, 1961.


Chairman, Tavistock Young Conservatives, Vice-chairman, National Young Conservatives. Parly, candidate, 1966. Member of Parliament, since 1970.

Vice-Chairman, Conservative Parliamentary Agriculture Committee, 1971-1973 and 1974-1981. Assistant Whip, 1973-1974. Member. Select Committee on European Legislation. since 1975.

Chairman, West Country Conservative Member of Parliament’s, 1977-1978. Treasurer, Conservative Middle East Council, 1981-1992, Vice-chairman, since 1992. Chairman, United Kingdom Group of Parliamentary Association, for Euro-Arab Cooperation, since 1982.

Chairman, Conservative Parliamentary Agriculture Committee, 1988-1990. Lecturer in Regional Geography, Weston-SuperMare Technical College, 1964-1970. Parly, consultant, British Hotels, Restaurants and Caterers Association, since 1974.

Parly, consultant. Milk Marketing Board. since 1986.


Church of England.


Clubs: M.C.C.; President, Plymouth Albion Rugby Football Club.


  • Other Interests

    Cricket, rugby, golf, walking.


Spouse Glenys Foote (née Harvey), 1991. Children: Alison, Katrina.