(James Edward) Ford LONGMAN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1928-12-08
Education Watford GS, Birkbeck Coll London (BSc), Univ of Leeds
Publications N/A
Recreations painting, gliding, reading, renovating historic buildings (with wife, restored Healaugh Priory 1981-86), writing
Clubs N/A
Style Dr Ford Longman
Career RAF Radar/Wireless Sch and Educn Branch 1947-49; Miny of Health, Bd of Control and Office Min for Sci 1949-62; hon sec Watford Cncl of Churches 1950-62 (lay preacher); asst dir Joseph Rowntree Meml Tst 1962-70; dir Yorks (Regnl) Cncl Social Serv, sec seven other regnl bodies 1970-75; hon sec Yorks Arts Assoc and govr Harrogate Festival 1970-76, chm Yorks CSS 1967-70, sometime memb of ten Govt Ctees on Social Servs and Penal Matters (incl Ctee on Serv Overseas), memb Lord Chllr's Advsy Ctee on Crown Courts (NECCT), chm Bd HM Borstal Wetherby, conslt in social planning Govt of W Berlin and UNESCO, pioneered community devpt in Br, chm All-Pty United World Tst for Educn and Res, assoc Iona Community, exec memb Nat Peace Cncl, NCSS and YRCC, memb Yorks and Humberside Regnl Econ Planning Cncl 1965-72; jt fndr: Christian Industrial Leadership Schs, St Leonard's Housing Assoc, York Abbeyfield Soc, Regnl Studies Assoc, SDP, Community Devpt Tst 1968 (dir 1968-76); HM Inspr of Community Educn 1975-83; cncllr N Yorks CC 1985-97: dep ldr Lib Dem Gp 1989-93, memb Exec Ctee Assoc of CCs 1993-95, chm Soc Servs Ctee, chm Personnel Ctee, chm Appeals, dep chm Corp Policy Ctee; formerly: memb Yorks Provincial Cncl, memb N Yorks Police Authy, memb N Yorks Moors Nat Park Authy, govr UC Ripon and York St John; Parly candidate (Lib/SDP Alliance) Selby 1987; chm Ryedale Constituency Lib Dems 1994-99; currently memb: Soc of Friends (Quakers), Methodist Church (local preacher), Green Dems, Lib Dem Christian Forum; memb Ripon Diocesan Bd of Social Responsibility 1989-2001, N Yorks Valuation Court 1989-2001; tstee and govr Breckenbrough Sch 1989-2009, vice-chm and chaplain Ryedale Motor Neurone Disease Assoc; sometime govr fifteen colls and schs; life fell and hon prof of community devpt Univ of Victoria; Hon DD, Hon LLD, Hon DPhil; FRAI; Baron Ordre Royal de la Couronne de Bohème, Knight Order of Holy Grail, Knight Cdr Lofsensichen Ursinius-orden, Knight Templar Order of Jerusalem
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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