BBC HOMEPAGE | NEWS | WORLD SERVICE | SPORT | MY BBC help
news vote 2001search vote 2001
 You are in: Vote2001: Candidates
VOTE2001 
Main Issues 
Features 
Crucial Seats 
Key People 
Parties 
Results &  Constituencies 
Candidates 
Opinion Polls 
Online 1000 
Virtual Vote 
Talking Point 
Forum 
AudioVideo 
Programmes 
Voting System 
Local Elections 
Nations 

N Ireland 
Scotland 
Wales 

BBC News

BBC Sport

BBC Weather
Candidate

  Richard Ottaway
Croydon South
Conservative Treasury Spokesman

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married Nicola 1982.

Education
Backwell School, Somerset
Bristol University (LLB 1974).

Non-political career
Admitted solicitor 1977, specialising in international, maritime and commercial law
Partner, William A. Crump & Son 1981-87
Director, Coastal States Petroleum (UK) Ltd 1988-95.

Electoral history
Member for Nottingham North 1983-87. Contested Nottingham North 1987 general election. Member for Croydon South since April 9, 1992.

Political career
PPS: to Ministers of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1985-87
to Michael Heseltine: as President of the Board of Trade and Secretary of State for Trade and Industry 1992-95
as Deputy Prime Minister and First Secretary of State 1995
Shadow Paymaster General, HM Treasury 2000-. Spokesman: Opposition Spokesman for: Local Government and London 1997-99
Defence 1999-2000
Treasury 2000-.

 A/V CONSOLE
BBC RADIO NEWS
BBC ONE TV NEWS
CANDIDATE SEARCH
Search by name
 
by A-Z (surname)
by UK region
by party
PARTY WEB LINKS



The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

©BBC