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Candidate

  Richard Page
Hertfordshire South West
Conservative Spokesman on Trade & Industry

Elected in 2001? 
Personal details
Married Madeleine Ann Brown 1964 (1 son 1 daughter)
Son of late Victor Charles Page.

Education
Education: Hurstpierpoint College
Luton Technical College (HNC mechanical engineering 1962).

Non-political career
Career: Apprentice, Vauxhall Motors 1959-63
Page Holdings 1964-: chair 1985-95, 1997-.

Key posts
Opposition Spokesman on Trade and Industry.

Electoral history
Contested Workington February and October 1974 general elections. Member for Workington November 1976 by-election -May 1979. Member for South West Hertfordshire since December 1979.

Political career
PPS to John Biffen as Leader of the House 1982-87
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry 1995-97. Spokesman: Opposition Spokesman on Trade and Industry 2000-.

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