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  Paul Murphy
Torfaen
Secretary of State for Wales

Elected in 2001? 
Education
St Francis School, Abersychan
West Monmouth School, Pontypool
Oriel College, Oxford (MA)

Non-political career
Management trainee, CWS 1970-71
Lecturer in government, Ebbw Vale College of Further Education 1971-87

Electoral history
Contested Wells 1979 general election. Member for Torfaen since June 1987.

Political career
Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (Minister for Political Development) 1997-99
Secretary of State for Wales 1999-. Spokesman: Opposition Spokesman on: Welsh Affairs 1988-94
Northern Ireland 1994-95
Foreign Affairs 1995
Defence, Disarmament and Arms Control 1995-97.

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