Jeremy John Durham (Paddy) Ashdown ASHDOWN OF NORTON-SUB-HAMDON

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1941-02-27
Education Bedford Sch, Language Sch Hong Kong (qualified first class Chinese interpreter)
Books & Publications
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Clubs National Liberal
Style The Rt Hon the Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, GCMG, KBE, PC
Career RM 1959-72, served Borneo, Persian Gulf and Belfast, cmd Special Boat Section (SBS) in the Far East; first sec (FO) Br Mission to UN Geneva 1971-76, with Westland Helicopters 1976-78, sr mangr Morlands Ltd 1978-81, youth offr Dorset CC 1981-83, MP (Lib until 1988, Lib Dem 1988-2001) Yeovil 1983-2001 (Parly candidate (Lib) 1976); ldr Lib Dems 1988-99; Lib/Alliance/Lib Dem spokesman: on trade and industry 1983-86, on educn and sci 1987-88, on NI 1989-90; unpaid non-exec dir Time Gp 1999-2002; Peace Implementation Cncl's High Rep for Bosnia 2002-06, EU special rep for Bosnia and Herzegovina 2002-06
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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