David Anthony Llewellyn Owen OWEN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1938-07-02
Education Bradfield Coll, Sidney Sussex Coll Cambridge, St Thomas' Hosp London (BA, MB BChir, MA)
Publications N/A
Recreations sailing, reading
Clubs N/A
Style The Rt Hon Lord Owen, CH, FRCP
Career St Thomas' Hosp: house appts 1962-64, neurological and psychiatric registrar 1964-66, res fell med unit 1966-68; contested (Lab) Torrington 1964, MP (Lab) Plymouth Sutton 1966-74, MP (Lab until 1981, SDP 1981-92) Plymouth Devonport 1974-92; PPS to MOD (Admin) 1967, Parly under sec of state for def (RN) 1968-70, resigned over EEC 1972, Parly under sec of state DHSS 1974, min of state DHSS 1974-76 and FCO 1976-77, sec of state for foreign and Cwlth affairs 1977-79, oppn spokesman on energy 1979-81; fndr memb SDP 1981, chm SDP Parly Ctee 1981-82, dep leader SDP 1982-83, elected SDP Leader following resignation of Rt Hon Roy Jenkins after election 1983, resigned over merger with Liberals 1987, re-elected SDP leader 1988-90; memb: Palme Cmmn on Disarmament and Security Issues 1980-89, Ind Cmmn on Int Humanitarian Issues 1983-86, Carnegie Cmmn on Preventing Deadly Conflict 1994-99, Eminent Persons Gp on Curbing Illicit Trafficking of Small Arms and Light Weapons 2000-02; EU co-chm Steering Ctee Int Conf on Former Yugoslavia 1992-95; chm: Humanitas 1990-2001, New Europe 1999-2005, Europe-Steel 2000-, Yukos Int 2002-05; exec chm Global Natural Energy plc 1995-2006, dir Intelligent Energy 2003-05; non-exec dir: Coats Viyella plc 1994-2001, Abbott Laboratories 1995-2011, Hyperdynamics 2009-; dir Centre of Int Health and Co-operation 1990-; co-fndr Social Market Fndn 1989-, fndr supporter Charter 2010; chllr Univ of Liverpool 1996-2009; sits as Ind Social Democrat Cross Bench Peer in House of Lords; pres River Thames Soc, patron Greenham Common Tst; hon fell: Sidney Sussex Coll Cambridge 1977, King's Coll, St Thomas' Hosp; FRCP
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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