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Candidate

  David Willetts
Havant
Shadow Social Security Secretary

Elected in 2001? 
Personal details
Married 1986, Hon. Sarah Butterfield
1 son 1 daughter.

Education
King Edward's School, Birmingham
Christ Church, Oxford (BA philosophy, politics and economics 1978).

Non-political career
HM Treasury 1978-84
Private secretary to Financial Secretary 1981-82
Principal, Monetary Policy Division 1982-84
Prime Minister's Downing Street Policy Unit 1984-86
Director of Studies, Centre for Policy Studies 1987-92
Consultant director, Conservative Research Department 1987-92
Director: Retirement Security Ltd 1988-94
Electra Corporate Ventures Ltd 1988-94.

Electoral history
Member for Havant since April 9, 1992.

Political career
PPS to Sir Norman Fowler as Chairman of Conservative Party 1993-94
Parliamentary Secretary, Office of Public Service 1995-96
Paymaster General, Office of Public Service July-December 1996
Shadow Secretary of State for: Education and Employment 1998-99
Social Security 1999-. Spokesman: Opposition Spokesman on Education and Employment (Employment) 1997-98.

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