Peter Ainsworth

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Peter Ainsworth, was a Member of Parliament (M.P.) for the British Conservative Party. He represents the constituency of East Surrey. [1]

"Investment banking 1981-1997. Local Councillor (Wandsworth), then Member of Parliament (East Surrey). Seven years in the Shadow Cabinet, first for Culture, Media & Sport and then Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Chairman of the Conservative Arts & Creative Industries Network and Treasurer of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Climate Change. Chairman of the Elgar Foundation; Vice-President of Wildlife & Countryside Link; Board, Plantlife International; Chair, Big Lottery Fund." [1]

Other Background

Ainsworth has been opposed to the UK National Identity Cards Scheme as well as against the war in Iraq. Furthermore, Ainsworth has voiced concern over the the idea of introducing Student Top-Up Fees. [2]

Affiliations

Current positions[3]

  • Shadow secretary for environment, food and rural affairs (2005 - present)
  • Chairman of the environmental audit committee (2003 - present)

Previous positions [4]

  • Member of the liaison committee (2003 - 2005)
  • Member of the advisory committee on works of art (2003 - 2005)
  • Shadow secretary of state for the environment, food and rural affairs (2001 - 2002)
  • Shadow secretary of state for culture, media and sport (1998 - 2001)
  • Opposition whip (1997 - 1998)
  • Government whip (1996 - 1997)

Contact Details

Constituency Addresses [5]

2 Hoskins Road Oxted Surrey RH8 9HT Web: http://www.peterainsworth.com/ Email: kyprianouc AT parliament.uk

Resources and articles

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References

  1. Robertsbridge Group People, organizational web page, accessed March 27, 2012.
  2. Trustees, Plantlife International, accessed October 3, 2008.
  3. Robertsbridge Group People, organizational web page, accessed March 27, 2012.
  4. Action for Renewables Advisory Board, organizational web page, accessed March 27, 2012.

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