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Candidate

  Michael Portillo
Kensington & Chelsea
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married Carolyn Claire Eadie

Education
Harrow County School for Boys
Peterhouse College, Cambridge (MA history 1975).

Non-political career
Conservative Research Department 1976-79
Special adviser to David Howell, MP, as Secretary of State for Energy 1979-81
Oil industry consultant 1981-83
Special adviser to: Cecil Parkinson, MP, as Secretary of State for Trade and Industry 1983
Nigel Lawson, MP, as Chancellor of the Exchequer 1983-84
Presenter: "Portillo's Progress" Channel 4 1998
BBC TV programme in series "Great Railway Journeys" 1999
BBC Radio programme "The Legacy of Division" 2000.

Electoral history
Contested Birmingham Perry Barr June 1983. Member for Enfield Southgate 1984-97, for Kensington and Chelsea since November 25, 1999 by-election.

Political career
PPS to Secretary of State for Transport 1986
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State DHSS 1987-88
Minister of State: at Department of Transport 1988-90
at Department of Environment (Minister for Local Government and Inner Cities) 1990-92
Chief Secretary to HM Treasury 1992-94
Secretary of State for: Employment 1994-95
Defence 1995-97
Member, Shadow Cabinet 2000-
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer 2000-.

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