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Candidate

  David Congdon
Croydon Central

Elected in 2001? No
Personal details
Teresa (Wife) 1 daughter

Education
Alleyn's School
Thames Polytechnic, Economics BSc (Hons) 1970

Non-political career
Joined ICL as graduate trainee systems analyst 1970
Philips Electronics 1973-92
MENCAP, Director of public affairs 1998-present
Interests: tennis, badminton, reading political biographies, listening to music
lapsed Fulham fan.

Political career
London Borough of Croydon: Councillor, 1976-92
Vice-Chairman, Education Cttee, 1979-83
Chairman, Social Services, 1983-86, 1990-91
Deputy Leader, 1986-92
Chairman, Finance Sub-Cttee. Vice- Chairman, local Conservative Associations, 1979-82. MP for Croydon North East, 1992-97
PPS to Minister of State for Social Security, 1995-97
Member Select Cttee on Health, 1992-95. Governor, Croydon Coll., 1979-92.

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