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Robert Gurth HUGHES

member of parliament

Robert Gurth HUGHES, British Member of Parliament.

Background

HUGHES, Robert Gurth was born on July 14, 1951 in Hove, United Kingdom. Parents: Gurth Martin Hughes and Rosemary Dorothy Hughes (née Brown).

Education

Spring Grove Grammar School. Harrow College of Technology and Art, photography.

Career

Councillor, Hounslow, 1974-1978. Young Conservatives National Chairman, 1979-1980. Greater London Council member representing Croydon Central, 1980-1986.

Member of Parliament for Harrogate West, since 1987. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Right Honourable Edward Heath. Member of Parliament, 1989-1990.

Vice-Chairman, Conservative European Affairs Committee. Joint Secretary, Conservative Environment Committee. PPS, to the Right Honourable N. Scott, 1990-1992.

Government Whip, April, since 1992. British Broadcasting Corporation TV news film and videotape editor before 1987. Honorary parly, advisor to London Regional Passengers Committee.

Parly, consultant to the Institute of Housing, 1989-1992. Chairman, Conservative national local Government Advisory Committee, 1992.

Religion

Church of England.

Membership

Clubs: Tory Reform Group (Vice-Pres.).

Connections

Spouse Sandra Kathleen Vaughan, 1986. Children: Catherine, Elizabeth, Victoria.