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Roger Edward SIMS

member of parliament

Roger Edward SIMS, British Member of Parliament. Chartered Institute of Marketing.


SIMS, Roger Edward was born on January 27, 1930. Parents: the late Herbert William Sims and the late Annie Amy Sims (née Savidge).


City Boys’ Grammar School, Leicester. St. Olave’s Grammar School, Southwark.


Member, Chislehurst and Sidcup Urban District Council, 1956-1962. Chairman, Cons, and Ratepayers Group. Parly, candidate, 1966-1970.

Member of Parliament. since 1974. Joint. Secretary, Conservative Home Affairs Committee, 1974-1979. Secretary, Conservative Study Groups on Prisons and Nationality, 1974-1979.

Fmr. Cons, representative on Joint Committee Against Racialism. Member. Select Committee on Expenditure, 1974-1979. Member. Select Committee on Race Relations, 1974-1979.

Parliamentary Private Secretary to Home Secretary, 1979-1983. Member. Select Committee on Education, 1983-1987. Vice-Chairman, Conservative Parliamentary Health Committee, since 1983.

Officer, Hong Kong All Party Group. Officer, Japan All Party Group. Member. Select Committee on Procedure, 1987-1992.

Member. Ecclesiastical Committee. Member. Health Select Committee, since 1987. Royal Air Force, 1948-1950.

Justice of the Peace, since 1960. Fmr. Chairman, Bromley Juvenile Court. Manager, Dodwell&Company Ltd., 1962-1974.

Deputy Chairman. Bromley Bench, 1970-1972. Director, Inchcape International Ltd., 1976-1990. Lay member. General Medical Council, since 1989.

Member, Legal Committee, Magistrates Association. Parliamentary Adviser, Scotch Whisky Association.


Church of England.


Chartered Institute of Marketing. Clubs: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (Central Exec, member). Royal Choral Socy.


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, singing; health, children, community care. Hong Kong.


Spouse Angela Sims (née Mathews), 1957. Children: three.