David Lindsay WILLETTS

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1956-03-09
Education King Edward's Sch Birmingham, ChCh Oxford (BA)
Publications Publications Modern Conservatism (1992), Civic Conservatism (1994), Blair's Gurus (1996), Why Vote Conservative? (1997), Welfare to Work (1998), After the Landslide (1999), Browned-off: What's Wrong with Gordon Brown's Social Policy (2000), Tax Credits: Do They Add Up? (2002), Left Out, Left Behind (2003), Old Europe? Demographic Change and Pension Reform (2003), Conservatives in Birmingham (2008), The Pinch: how the baby boomers took their children's future and why they should give it back (2010)
Recreations N/A
Clubs N/A
Style The Rt Hon David Willetts, MP
Career research asst to Nigel Lawson MP 1978; HM Treasy 1978-84: energy policy 1978-79, public expenditure control 1980-81, private sec to fin sec 1981-82, monetary policy 1982-84; memb PM's Downing Street Policy Unit 1984-86, dir of studies Centre for Policy Studies 1987-92, conslt dir Cons Research Dept 1987-92; MP (Cons) Havant 1992-; PPS to Sir Norman Fowler 1993-94, asst whip 1994-95, Lord Cmmr of HM Treasy 1995, Parly under sec Office of Public Serv 1995-96, Paymaster-Gen 1996; oppn front bench spokesman on employment 1997-98, shadow sec for educn and employment 1998-99, shadow sec for social security 1999-2001, shadow sec of state for work and pensions 2001-05, shadow sec of state for trade and industry 2005, shadow sec of state for educn and skills 2005-09, shadow min for univs and skills 2009-10, min of state for univs and science 2010-14; memb Cons Pty Policy Bd 2001-03, memb Governing Body Inst of Govt 2008-; visiting prof Cass Business Sch; memb: Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham FPC 1987-90, Parkside HA 1988-90, Social Security Advsy Ctee 1989-92; non-exec dir: Retirement Security Ltd 1988-94 (chm 1991-94), Electra Corporate Ventures Ltd 1989-94; dir Konigswinter UK 2007-; sr policy advsr Punter Southall 2005-09; writer and broadcaster; visiting fell Nuffield Coll Oxford; govr Ditchley Fndn; memb: Cncl Inst for Fiscal Studies, Global Aging Cmmn 1999-2009
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Debrett's notebooks

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