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Candidate

  Tim Boswell
Daventry
Conservative Spokesman on Education & Employment

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married 1969, Helen
3 daughters.

Education
Marlborough College
New College, Oxford (MA classics 1965, Diploma in agricultural economics 1966).

Non-political career
Conservative Research Department 1966-73
Head, Economic Section 1970-73
Farmer 1974-87
Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland County Branch of NFU, County Chairman 1983
Part-time Special Adviser to Minister of Agriculture 1984-86.

Electoral history
Contested Rugby February 1974 general election. Member for Daventry since June 1987.

Political career
PPS to Peter Lilley as Financial Secretary to Treasury 1989-90
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education 1992-95
Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1995-97. Spokesman: Opposition Front Bench Spokesman for: the Treasury June-December 1997
Trade and Industry December 1997-99
Education and Employment (people with disabilities) 1999-.

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