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Candidate

  Peter Ainsworth
Surrey East
Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport

Elected in 2001? 
Personal details
Married 1981, Claire Burnett
1 son, 2 daughters

Education
Ludgrove School Bradfield College
Lincoln College, Oxford (MA English literature and language 1979)

Non-political career
Research assistant to Sir John Stewart-Clark MEP 1979-81
Investment analyst, Laing & Cruickshank 1981-85
S G Warburg Securities 1985-1992: Investment analyst 1985-87
Corporate finance 1987-92
Director 1990-92.

Electoral history
Member for East Surrey since April 9, 1992.

Political career
PPS: to Jonathan Aitken as Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1994-95
to Virginia Bottomley as Secretary of State for National Heritage 1995-96
Member, Shadow Cabinet 1998-
Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport 1998-.

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