First Name: John
Organization: Conservative and Unionist Party
Date of Birth: 02/08/1945
Place of Birth: Brighton
Education: MA, Oxford University (1966).
CV: World Health Organisation (1997-1999). On Kingston-upon-Thames Borough Council: Councillor (1982-1986)Chairman of Education (1984-1986). MP for Battersea (1987-1997). Minister for Health (1992-1996)Minister for Transport (1996-1997). Member of the European Parliament (since 1999).Vice-Chairman of the Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees and Delegation for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia (1999-2002)Party spokesman on the environment, health and consumer protection (1999- ).
Awards: OBE. Honorary Fellow, Royal College of Psychiatrists