Neil Gordon THORNE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1932-08-08
Education City of London Sch, Univ of London (BSc)
Books & Publications >PS< A Study of Pedestrian Shopping Streets (1973), Highway Robbery in the Twentieth Century - policy reform for compulsory purchase (1990)
Recreations tennis, mountain walking, riding and music
Clubs HAC
Style Sir Neil Thorne, OBE, TD, DL
Career Nat Serv becoming A.Adjutant 58 Medium Regt RA 1957-59 negotiating all RA trg areas between The Rhine and the Cold War Helmstedt Border; TA 1952-82, Col ex RA, CO Univ of London OTC 1976-80; memb Metropolitan Special Constabulary (HAC) 1983-92; chartered surveyor 1961-, sr ptnr Hull & Co 1962-77; Borough of Redbridge: cncllr 1965-68, alderman 1975-78, hon vice cmdt 2007-; memb GLC and chm Central Area Bd 1967-73; MP (Cons) Ilford S 1979-92; memb House of Commons Defence Ctee 1983-92, sponsored Parly Tport Bills incl Paddington to Heathrow Express Railway, Penalty Fares, Jubilee Line Green Park to Stratford extension, Dockland Light Railway Tower Gateway to Bank extension, HS1 Channel Tunnel to St Pancras and Portcullis House superimposed on Westminster underground station 1988-92; chm: Anglo Nepalese All-Pty Parly Gp 1979-92, Nat Cncl for Civil Def 1982-86, Armed Forces Parly Scheme 1987-, Lord Mayor's Appeal for St Paul's Cathedral 1993-94, Police Serv Parly Scheme 1996-, Cons One Nation Forum 1995-98; memb Military Educn Ctee Univ of Leeds 1994-, vice-commandant HAC City of London Special Constabulary; pres: London Dist St John Ambulance 1992-2003, Redbridge C of C 1992-, Redbridge Age Concern 1993-2008, Inst of Civil Defence and Disaster Studies 1996-2008, N and E London REME Assoc 2000-; vice-pres Britain Nepal Soc 1998- (chm Britain Nepal Soc 1992-98); tstee: Children in Distress 1986- (life pres 2010-), Meml Gates Tst 1999-2009; patron: Benevolent Fund for W Essex Hospices 2001-, Health Aid for Africa 2008-; memb Lloyd's of London 1975-; memb Court of Referees 1987-92; Hon Col Leeds Univ OTC 1999-2007; rep DL London Borough of Brent 2001-07; fndr memb Royal Artillery Firepower Museum; Freeman City of London 1966, Prime Warden Worshipful Co of Blacksmiths 2000-01; FICDDS 1996; FCGI 1997; Almoner Order of St John 1995-97, KStJ 1995 (OStJ 1988, CStJ 1992)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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