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A Eurosceptic who became Europe minister
A Eurosceptic who became Europe minister

David Michael Davis Born 23 December 1948. Married 1973, Doreen Margery Cook; three children.

Education Bec Grammar School; Warwick University (BSc molecular science); London Business School (MSc business studies); Harvard Business School (AMP 1985).

Life before politics executive and later director, Tate & Lyle 1974-90; finance director, Manbré & Garton 1976-80.

Political career MP for Boothferry 1987-97; MP for Haltemprice & Howden since 1997.

PPS to Francis Maude as financial secretary to the Treasury 1988-90; whips' office, 1990-93; junior public services minister 1993-94; Europe minister 1994-97; chairman, Commons public accounts committee 1997-2001.

Outside interests Author and conference speaker






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All five candidates head-to-head on Question Time
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David Davis and Iain Duncan Smith discuss the challenges facing the next Tory leader
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