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Candidate

  Robert Jackson
Wantage

Elected in 2001? 
Personal details
Married 1975, Caroline Frances Harvey
1 son deceased

Education
Falcon College, Rhodesia
St Edmund Hall, Oxford
All Souls College, Oxford (MA) (President, Oxford Union 1967)

Non-political career
MEP for Upper Thames 1979-83

Electoral history
Contested Manchester Central October 1974 general election. Member for Wantage since June 1983.

Political career
Political adviser: to Willie Whitelaw as Secretary of State for Employment 1973-74
to Sir Christopher Soames as EC Commissioner 1974-76
Chef de Cabinet to Basil De Ferranti, as President of EEC Economic and Social Committee 1976-78
Special Adviser to Lord Soames as Governor of Rhodesia 1980
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: at Department of Education and Science 1987-90
at Department of Employment 1990-92
Parliamentary Secretary, Office of Public Service and Science 1992-93.

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