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Candidate

  Peter Tapsell
Louth & Horncastle

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married 1st, 1963, Hon. Cecilia Hawke, daughter of 9th Baron Hawke (divorced 1971) (1 son) , married 2nd, 1974, Gabrielle Mahieu

Education
Tonbridge School
Merton College, Oxford (BA modern history 1953, MA)Diploma in Economics 1954.

Non-political career
Conservative Research Department 1954-57
Personal assistant to Sir Anthony Eden MP during 1955 general election campaign
Member, London Stock Exchange 1957-90
Adviser to central banks and international companies 1960-
Partner, James Capel and Co 1960-90.

Electoral history
Contested Wednesbury February 1957 by-election. Member for Nottingham West 1959-64, for Horncastle 1966-83, for Lindsey East 1983-97, and for Louth and Horncastle since May 1, 1997. Spokesman: Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on: Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1976-77
Treasury and Economic Affairs 1977-78.

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