Leon BRITTAN OF SPENNITHORNE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1939-09-25
Education Haberdashers' Aske's, Trinity Coll Cambridge (MA, pres Cambridge Union, chm Cambridge Univ Cons Assoc), Yale Univ (Henry fell)
Books & Publications Publications incl: The Conservative Opportunity (contrib), Millstones for the Sixties (jtly), Rough Justice, Infancy and the Law, How to Save your Schools, A New Deal for Health Care (1988), Defence and Arms Control in a Changing Era (1988), Discussions on Policy (1989), Europe: Our Sort of Community (Granada Guildhall Lecture, 1989), Monetary Union: the issues and the impact (1989), European Competition Policy (1992), Europe: The Europe We Need (1994), Globalisation vs Sovereignty? The European Response (Rede Lecture and related speeches, 1997), A Diet of Brussels (2000)
Recreations N/A
Clubs White's, Pratt's, MCC
Style The Rt Hon the Lord Brittan of Spennithorne, PC, QC, DL
Career called to the Bar Inner Temple 1962 (bencher 1983); chm Bow Gp 1964-65, editor Crossbow 1966-67; MP (Cons): Cleveland and Whitby Feb 1974-83, Richmond N Yorks 1983-88 (Parly candidate (Cons) Kensington N 1966 and 1970); oppn spokesman: Devolution and House of Commons Affrs 1976-78, Devolution and Employment 1978-79; min of state Home Office 1979-81, chief sec to Treasy 1981-83, sec of state for the Home Dept 1983-85, sec of state for Trade and Industry 1985-86; memb European Cmmn 1989-99 (vice-pres 1989-92 and 1995-99), non-exec dir Unilever 2000-10, chm Lotis gp of International Financial Services London (IFSL) 2001-06, vice-chm UBS Investment Bank; chm Soc of Cons Lawyers 1986-88, chm Cons Gp for Europe 2000-03, vice-chm Nat Assoc of Sch Govrs and Mangrs 1970-78, memb Ctee Br Atlantic Gp of Young Politicians 1970-78; distinguished visiting fell Policy Studies Inst 1988, Hersch Lauterpacht Meml lectures Univ of Cambridge 1990, distinguished visiting scholar Yale Univ 2000-02; chllr Teeside Univ 1993-2004; Hon DCL: Univ of Newcastle upon Tyne 1990, Univ of Durham 1992; Hon LLD: Univ of Hull 1990, Univ of Bath 1995; Hon DL Univ of Bradford 1992; Dr (hc) Edinburgh 1991, Dr of Econs (hc) Korea Univ 1997
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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