(Richard Edward) Geoffrey Howe HOWE OF ABERAVON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1926-12-20
Education Winchester, Trinity Hall Cambridge
Publications Publications Conflict of Loyalty (autobiography, 1994)
Recreations N/A
Clubs N/A
Style The Rt Hon the Lord Howe of Aberavon, CH, PC, QC
Career called to the Bar 1952; memb Gen Cncl of the Bar 1957-61, memb Cncl of Justice 1963-70, dep chm Glamorgan QS 1966-70, Parly candidate (Cons) Aberavon 1955 and 1959; chm Bow Gp 1955, ed Crossbow 1960-62 (md 1957-60); MP (Cons): Bebington 1964-66, Reigate 1970-74, Surrey E 1974-92; oppn front bench spokesman on labour and social servs 1965-66, SG 1970-72, min for trade and consumer affrs 1972-74; oppn front bench spokesman: on social servs 1974-75, on Treasy and econ affrs 1975-79; Chllr of the Exchequer and Lord Cmmr of the Treasy 1979-83, chm IMF Policy-Making Interim Ctee 1982-83, ldr team of Policy Gps preparing Cons Gen Election Manifesto 1982-83, sec of state for foreign and Cwlth affrs 1983-July 1989, Leader of the Commons and Lord Pres of the Cncl July 1989-Nov 1990, dep PM July 1989-Nov 1990; non-exec dir: Glaxo Wellcome plc (formerly Glaxo Hldgs plc) 1991-96, BICC plc 1991-97; chm Framlington Russian Investment Fund 1994-2003, special advsr on Euro and international affrs Jones Day Reavis and Pogue 1991-2000; memb: J P Morgan Int Advsy Cncl 1992-2001, Bertelsmann Fndn Int Advsy Cncl 1992-96, Carlyle Gp Advsy Bd 1996-2001, Fuji Bank Euro Advsy Cncl 1996-2003; chm Thomson Fndn 2004-07 (tstee 1994-2007); jt pres Wealth of Nations Fndn 1991-; pres: Which? (formerly Assoc of Consumer Res) 1992-2010, GB-China Centre 1992-, Academy of Experts 1996-2005, Russian/European Tst 1997-; chm Steering Ctee Tax Law Rewrite 1996-2005; vice-pres RUSI 1992-; memb: Int Advsy Cncl Inst of Int Studies Stanford Univ 1990-2004, Steering Ctee Project Liberty 1991-93, Advsy Cncl Presidium of the Supreme Rada of Ukraine 1991-98; patron Enterprise Europe 1990-2004, patron UK Metric Assoc 1999-, patron McKechnie Fndn 2005-; visiting fell John F Kennedy Sch of Government Harvard Univ 1991-92, visitor to Sch of Oriental and African Studies of Univ of London 1991-2001, Herman Phleger visiting prof Stanford Law Sch 1992-93; Paul Harris fell Rotary Int 1995; Joseph Bech prize FVS Stiftung of Hamburg 1993; hon fell: Trinity Hall 1992-, UCW Swansea 1996, Univ of Cardiff 1999, American Bar Fndn 2001, Inst of Taxation 2001, SOAS Univ of London 2003; Hon LLD Wales 1988, Hon LLD LSE 2004, Hon LLD Univ of Glamorgan 2004, Hon DCL City of London; Hon Freeman Port Talbot 1992, Hon Freeman Co of Tax Advsrs 2004; Grand Cross Order of Merit: Portugal 1987, Germany 1992; Order of Ukraine for Public Service 2001
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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