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Candidate

  Ian Bruce
Dorset South

Elected in 2001? No
Personal details
Married 1969, Hazel
1 son, 3 daughters.

Education
Chelmsford Technical High School
Bradford University (electronics)Mid-Essex Technical College (HNC electronics).

Non-political career
Marconi: Student apprentice 1965-68
Work study engineer 1968-69
Method study engineer, Pye Unicam, 1969-70
Work study officer, J. Sainsbury, 1970-72
BEPI (part of Pye Group): Work study manager 1972-73
Production manager 1970-74
Sinclair: Product manager 1973-75
Works manager 1975
Sales manager 1975
Owner, employment agency and consultancy group 1975-present.

Electoral history
Contested Burnley 1983 general election and Yorkshire West 1984 European Parliament election. Member for South Dorset since June 1987.

Political career
PPS to Parliamentary Under-Secretaries of State, Department of Social Security 1993-94.

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