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Candidate

  James Arbuthnot
Hampshire North East
Conservative Chief Whip

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married September 6, 1984, Emma Broadbent
1 son 3 daughters

Education
Wellesley House, Broadstairs
Eton
Trinity College, Cambridge (BA law 1974).

Non-political career
Called to the Bar, Inner Temple 1975 and Lincoln's Inn 1977.

Electoral history
Contested Cynon Valley 1983 general election and 1984 by-election. Member for Wanstead and Woodford 1987-97 and for North East Hampshire since May 1, 1997.

Political career
PPS: to Archie Hamilton as Minister of State for the Armed Forces 1988-90
to Peter Lilley as Secretary of State for Trade and Industry 1990-92
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Social Security 1994-95
Minister of State for Procurement, Ministry of Defence 1995-97
Member, Shadow Cabinet 1997-present.

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