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Candidate

  Michael Fallon
Sevenoaks

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married September 27, 1986, Wendy Elisabeth Payne
2 sons

Education
Epsom College, Surrey
St Andrews University (MA classics and ancient history 1974)

Non-political career
European Educational Research Trust 1974-75
Conservative Research Department 1975-79 (seconded to Opposition Whips Office, House of Lords 1975-77, EEC Desk Officer 1977-79)
Secretary, Lord Home's Committee on Future of the House of Lords 1977-78
Joint Managing Director, European Consultants Ltd 1979-81
Assistant to Baroness Elles 1979-83
Director, Quality Care Homes plc 1992-97
Chief Executive, Quality Care Developments Ltd 1996-97
Director of other companies.

Electoral history
Contested Darlington by-election March 1983. Member for Darlington 1983-92, and for Sevenoaks since May 1, 1997.

Political career
PPS to Cecil Parkinson as Secretary of State for Energy 1987-88
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Education and Science 1990-92.

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