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Candidate

  Peter Viggers
Gosport

Elected in 2001? 
Personal details
Married Dr Jennifer Mary McMillan 1968 (2 sons 1 daughter)
Son of late John Sidney Viggers.

Education
Portsmouth Grammar School
Trinity Hall, Cambridge (history and law 1961, MA)
College of Law, Guildford 1967.

Non-political career
Profession: Solicitor and Company Chairman. Career: Solicitor 1967
Chair and director of companies in banking, oil, hotels, textiles, pharmaceuticals, venture capital 1970-79
Member, Council of Lloyd's of London 1992-95
Chair: Tracer Petroleum Corporation 1996-98
Lloyd's Pension Fund 1996-
Director, Emerald Energy plc 1998-.

Electoral history
Member for Gosport since February 1974

Political career
PPS: to Sir Ian Percival as Solicitor General 1979-83
to Peter Rees as Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1983-85
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Industry Minister), Northern Ireland Office 1986-89.

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