(Brian) Douglas SMITH

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1935-08-17
Education Stationers' Co Sch Hornsey, King's Coll London, LSE (BA, Cricket purple)
Books & Publications Publications Legitimate Lobbying (with Peter Morris, 1997), Votes for Cricket (with David Lemmon, 2000)
Recreations watching and talking cricket, visiting old pubs
Clubs Kent CCC, St Stephen's, Middlesex CCC
Style Douglas Smith, Esq
Career London publicity offr Cons Party Central Office 1960-62, head of publicity Fire Protection Assoc 1962-64, sec Int Co-operation Year Ctee 1964-66, dir Intercapita Public Relations 1966-68, assoc dir Planned Public Relations 1968-71, dir MDA Public Relations 1971-85, md PRCI Ltd (later Countrywide Political Communications) 1985-90; chm: Westminster Advisers Ltd 1990-2007, Political Intelligence Ltd 1996-, Parliamentary Perceptions Ltd 2004-; cncllr Hornsey BC 1961-65 (chm Housing Ctee 1963-65); Haringey Cncl: cncllr 1964-86, dep ldr Cons Gp 1966-70, dep mayor 1968-69, chm Planning and Devpt Ctee 1968-70, chm Personnel Ctee 1969-71, ldr Cons Oppn 1980-84; pres Hornsey and Wood Green Cons Assoc 2000-03; chm PR Conslts Assoc 1984-85 (treas, vice-chm), pres IPR 1990 (fndr chm Govt Affrs Gp 1986-87), pres CERP Consultants 1992-94; PR Week Award for outstanding career achievement in PR 1990, IPR Sword of Excellence Award 1997, Public Affairs News Award for lifetime achievement 2005; vice-pres St Stephen's Club 2010- (chm 2003-10); MCAM, Hon FCIPR, Hon FBEng
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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