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Candidate

  Ann Taylor
Dewsbury
Chief Whip

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married 1966, David
1 son, 1 daughter.

Education
Bolton School
Bradford and Sheffield Universities.

Non-political career
Part-time tutor, Open University
Monitoring officer, Housing Corporation 1985-87.

Electoral history
Contested Bolton West February 1974 general election. Member for Bolton West October 1974-83, contested Bolton North East 1983 general election. Member for Dewsbury since June 1987.

Political career
PPS: to Fred Mulley as Secretary of State for Education and Science 1975-76
as Secretary of State for Defence 1976-77
Shadow Secretary of State for Education 1992-94
Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1994-95
Shadow Leader of the House 1994-97
President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons 1997-98. Spokesman: Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on: Education 1979-81
Housing 1981-83
Home Office 1987-88
Environment 1988-92
Citizen's Charter 1994-95.

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