Christopher Francis (Chris) Patten PATTEN OF BARNES

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1944-05-12
Education St Benedict's Ealing, Balliol Coll Oxford
Publications N/A
Recreations reading, tennis
Clubs Beefsteak, RAC, Oxford and Cambridge, Athenaeaum
Style The Rt Hon the Lord Patten of Barnes, CH, PC
Career CRD 1966-70, dir 1974-79; worked in Cabinet Office 1970-72, Home Office 1972, PA to Chm Cons Party 1972-74, MP (Cons) Bath 1979-92; PPS to: Norman St John-Stevas as Chllr Duchy of Lancaster and Ldr House of Commons 1979-81, Patrick Jenkin as Sec of State for Social Servs 1981; jt vice-chm Cons Fin Ctee 1981-83, under sec of state NI Office 1983-85; min of state DES 1985-86, min of state for overseas devpt 1986-89, sec of state for the environment 1989-90, chm Cons Pty and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1990-92, govr and C-in-C of Hong Kong 1992-97; chm Independent Cmmn on Policing for NI 1998-99; EU cmmr for external affairs 1999-2004; chllr Univ of Oxford 2003-; chm BBC Tst 2011-; awarded several honorary degrees; distinguished hon fell Massey Coll Univ of Toronto 2005, hon fell Balliol Coll Oxford, hon fell St Anthony's Coll Oxford; Hon FRCPE 1994
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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