Peter Hannay Bailey TAPSELL

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1930-02-01
Education Tonbridge, Merton Coll Oxford (MA)
Publications N/A
Recreations travel, walking in mountains, reading history
Clubs Athenaeum, Carlton, Hurlingham
Style The Rt Hon Sir Peter Tapsell, MP
Career Nat Serv Subaltern The Royal Sussex Regt Middle East 1948-50, hon life memb 6 Sqdn RAF 1971; librarian Oxford Union 1953 (rep on debating tour of USA 1954); Cons Res Dept (Social Servs and Agric) 1954-57 (PA to PM Anthony Eden 1955 Gen Election Campaign), memb London Stock Exchange 1957-90, int investment advsr to several central banks, foreign banks and trading cos; memb Business Advsy Cncl to UNO 2001-06; Parly candidate (Cons) Wednesbury by-election 1957; MP (Cons): Nottingham W 1959-64, Horncastle 1966-83, Lindsey E 1983-97, Louth and Horncastle 1997-; oppn front bench spokesman on: foreign and Cwlth affrs 1976-77, Treasy and econ affrs 1977-78, Father of the House of Commons 2010-; chm Coningsby Club 1957-58, jt chm Br Caribbean Assoc 1963-64; memb: Cncl Inst for Fiscal Studies 1979-2005, Trilateral Cmmn 1979-98, Organising Ctee Zaïre River Expedition 1974-75, Ct Univ of Nottingham 1959-64, Ct Univ of Hull 1966-85; hon memb Investment Advsy Bd Brunei Govt 1976-83, Brunei Dato 1971; vice-pres Tennyson Soc 1966-, hon dep chm Mitsubishi Tst Oxford Fndn 1988-, hon fell Merton Coll Oxford 1989 (hon postmaster 1953)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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