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BENNETT, Nicholas Jerome, b 1949, Conservative MP

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0097 BENNETT
Held at: British Library of Political and Economic Science
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Full title: BENNETT, Nicholas Jerome, b 1949, Conservative MP
Date(s): 1977-1981
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 42 boxes
Name of creator(s): Bennett | Nicholas Jerome | b 1949 | Conservative MP


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 1949; educated Sedgehill School, Polytechnic of North London (BA), Institute of Education (PGCE), and University of Sussex (MA); worked in educational publishing, 1974; Schoolmaster, 1976-1985; Conservative Councillor, London Borough of Lewisham, 1974-1982; contested St Pancreas North, 1973, Greenwich by-election, 1974, and GLC elections (Hackney Council), 1979; Member of Education Committee, Inner London Education Authority, 1978-1981; Conservative MP for Pembroke, 1987-1992; Member, Select Committee on Welsh Affairs, 1987-1990, and the Select Committee on Procedure, 1988-1990; Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister of State, Department of Transport, 1990; Vice Chairman (Wales), Conservative Backbench Party Organisation Committee, 1990; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Welsh Office, 1990-1992; contested Pembroke, 1992, and Reading West, 1997; Member, Further Education Funding Council for England (FEFCE), 1992-1997; Advisor on public affairs, Price Waterhouse, 1993-1998; JP, South West Division, Inner London; Chief Executive, Association of Consulting Engineers, 1998-present.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers relating to Conservative Councillor Nicholas Bennett's activities in Lewisham, 1977-1981, mainly concerning the problems of local residents.

Access & Use

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Conditions governing access:

Closed until 2040.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Apply to Archivist for copyright details. No documents may be photocopied.

Finding aids:


Archival Information

Archival history:

Given by Nicholas Bennett in 1985.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Allied Materials

Related material:

The BLPES also holds material relating to Nicholas Bennett's election campaigns in 1987, 1992 and 1997 (Ref: Coll Misc 1738/1/48; General Election 1992/16/3 and 1997/1/25).

The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, holds Bennett's subject and constituency files, 1987-1992 (Ref: Nicholas Bennett papers).

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: Who's Who 1897-1996 (A & C Black, 1996). Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Sep 2000

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