Christopher Robert (Chris) Smith SMITH OF FINSBURY

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1951-07-24
Education George Watson's Coll Edinburgh, Pembroke Coll Cambridge (PhD), Harvard Univ (Kennedy scholar)
Publications N/A
Recreations literature, music, theatre, mountaineering
Clubs N/A
Style The Rt Hon the Lord Smith of Finsbury, PC
Career housing devpt worker 1976-83, MP (Lab) Islington S and Finsbury 1983-2005 (Parly candidate (Lab) Epsom and Ewell 1979); oppn front bench spokesman on Treasy and econ affrs 1987-92, memb Shadow Cabinet 1992-97, chief oppn spokesman on environmental protection 1992-94, shadow sec of state for Nat Heritage 1994-95; chief oppn spokesman on: social security 1995-96, health 1996-97; sec of state DCMS 1997-2001; dir Clore Leadership Programme 2003-08; chm Environment Agency 2008-; memb Environment Select Ctee 1983-87; chm: Tribune Group of MPs 1988-89 (sec 1984-88), Lab Campaign for criminal justice 1985-88; memb Ctee on Standards in Public Life 2001-04; pres Lab Environment Campaign (SERA) 1992-2007; visiting prof Univ of the Arts London 2002-; sr advsr Walt Disney Co 2001-07; cncllr London Borough of Islington 1978-83 (chief whip 1978-79, chm Housing Ctee 1981-83); ASTMS branch: sec 1978-80, chm 1980-83; chm Bd Tribune Newspaper 1990-93, chm Bd New Century Magazine 1993-96; chm: Classic FM Consumer Panel 2002-07, Wordsworth Tst 2002- (tstee 2001-02), Man Booker Prize 2004, Donmar Warehouse Theatre 2004- (memb Bd 2002-04), London Cultural Consortium 2004-08, Advertising Standards Authy 2007-, Film Policy Review 2011-12, art Fund Prize for Museums 2012; non-exec memb Bd Phonographic Performance Ltd 2006-, tstee John Muir Tst 1991-97, tstee The Sixteen 2013-; memb: Cncl for Nat Parks 1978-88, Bd of Shelter 1987-92, Exec Ctee NCCL 1986-88, Bd Sadler's Wells Theatre 1986-93, Exec Ctee Fabian Soc 1992-97 (vice-chm 1995-96, chm 1996-97), Exec Ctee Nat Tst 1995-97, Bd RNT 2001-09; hon fell Pembroke Coll Cambridge 2004-, visiting fell Ashridge Business Sch 2007-; Sr FRCA 2007
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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