James GRAY

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1954-11-07
Education Glasgow HS, Univ of Glasgow, Christ Church Oxford
Publications N/A
Recreations the countryside and riding horses, British heritage and local history
Clubs Pratt's, Chippenham Constitutional (pres), Royal Wootton Bassett Cons, HAC (vice-pres Saddle)
Style James Gray, Esq, MP
Career mgmnt trainee P&O 1977-78, shipbroker and dept mangr Anderson Hughes Ltd 1978-84, md GNI Freight Futures Ltd 1985-92, sr mangr GNI Ltd (futures brokers) 1990-92, special advsr to Michael Howard, MP and then John Gummer, MP as secs of state for the environment 1992-95, dir Westminster Strategy Ltd (public affrs conslts) 1995-97, MP (Cons) Wiltshire N 1997- (Parly candidate Ross, Cromarty and Skye 1992); House of Commons: oppn whip 2000-01, shadow min for defence 2001-02, shadow min for environment, food and rural affairs 2002-05, shadow sec of state for Scotland 2005, memb DETR Select Ctee 1997-2000, memb DEFRA Select Ctee 2007-10, vice-chm Parly Gp for Mongolia 2002-, chm Parly Gp on MS 2003-11, chm Parly Gp for Army 2004-10, memb Cons Defence and Security Policy Gp 2006-07, memb Speaker's Panel of Chairmen 2010-, memb Procedure Ctee 2010-, memb Finance and Services Ctee 2010-, chm All Party Parly Gp for Armed Forces 2010-; dep chm Wandsworth Tooting Cons Assoc 1994-96, chm Cons Rural Action Gp 2003-04; memb Baltic Exchange 1978-91 and 1997-, dir Baltic Futures Exchange 1989-91; grad RCDS 2003; vice-chm Charities Property Assoc 2001-09; pres Chippenham Branch Multiple Sclerosis Soc; chm Horse and Pony Taxation Ctee 1999-2002, conslt Br Horse Ind Confedn 1999-2002, pres Assoc of Br Riding Schs 2002-; Freeman City of London; memb Ct of Assts HAC 2002-07
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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