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Candidate

  Roger Gale
Thanet North

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married 1st, 1964, Wendy Bowman (marriage dissolved 1967), married 2nd, 1971, Susan Linda Sampson (marriage dissolved 1980) (1 daughter), married 3rd, 1980, Susan Gabrielle Marks
2 sons

Education
Hardye's School, Dorchester
Guildhall School of Music and Drama (LGSM&D 1963)

Non-political career
Television Producer/Director and Broadcaster
Freelance broadcaster 1963-
Programme director, Radio Scotland 1965
Personal assistant to general manager, Universal Films 1971-72
Freelance reporter, BBC Radio London 1972-73
Producer: Radio 1 "Newsbeat"
BBC Radio 4 "Today" 1973-76
Director, BBC Children's Television 1976-79
Senior producer, Children's Television, Thames TV
Editor, Teenage Unit
Producer special projects, Thames TV 1979-83.

Electoral history
Contested Birmingham Northfield by-election 1982. Member for North Thanet since June 1983.

Political career
PPS to Ministers of State for the Armed Forces: Archibald Hamilton 1992-93
Jeremy Hanley 1993-94.

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