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Candidate

  Jacqui Lait
Beckenham
Conservative Spokesman on Social Security

Elected in 2001? 
Personal details
Married June 1, 1974, Peter Jones
Daughter of late Graham Lait and of Margaret Lait.

Education
Education: Paisley Grammar School
Strathclyde University (BA business 1967).

Non-political career
Career: Public relations, Jute Industries Ltd 1968-70
Visnews Ltd 1970-74
Government Information Service 1974-79
Parliamentary adviser, Chemical Industries Association 1980-84
Parliamentary consultant - own business 1984-92.

Key posts
Opposition Front Bench Spokeswoman for Social Security.

Electoral history
Contested Strathclyde West 1984 European Parliament election December 1985 and Tyne Bridge Westminster by-election. Member for Hastings and Rye 1992-97, and for Beckenham since November 20, 1997 by-election.

Political career
PPS: to Parliamentary Under-Secretaries of State, Department of Social Security 1994-95
to William Hague as Secretary of State for Wales 1995-96.

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