Douglas Richard Hurd HURD OF WESTWELL

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1930-03-08
Education Eton, Trinity Coll Cambridge (MA)
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Recreations N/A
Clubs Travellers, Pratt's, Beefsteak
Style The Rt Hon Lord Hurd of Westwell, CH, CBE, PC
Career Dip Serv 1952-66 (Peking, UK Mission to UN, Rome, also private sec to perm under sec FO); CRD 1966-68 (head Foreign Affrs Section 1968); MP (Cons): Mid Oxon Feb 1974-1983, Witney 1983-97; private sec to Rt Hon Edward Heath as ldr of Oppn 1968-70, political sec to PM 1970-74, oppn spokesman on foreign affrs (with special responsibility for EEC) 1976-79; min of state: FCO 1979-83, Home Office 1983-84; sec of state for NI 1984-85, home sec 1985-89, sec of state for foreign and Cwlth affrs 1989-95; dir National Westminster Bank plc 1995-99, dep chm NatWest Markets 1995-98, chm British Invisibles 1997-2000 (dep chm 1996-97), dep chm Coutts & Co 1998-2010; chm: Prison Reform Tst 1997-2001 (hon pres 2001-), CEDR 2000-04 (currently chm Advsy Cncl), Canterbury Review Gp 2000; memb: Royal Cmmn on reform of House of Lords 1999, Appointments Cmmn 2000-10; visiting fell Nuffield Coll Oxford 1978, fell Eton Coll 1981-96; chm of judges Booker Prize 1998; high steward Westminster Abbey 2000-10; chm German-Br Forum 2000-05; co-pres RIIA 2001-09
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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