David Waddington

Mr David Charles Waddington

Rush ID: 2963

Details

Born:
2 August 1929
Died:
23 February 2017
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Charles Waddington, of Burnley, Lancashire
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
2963
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334565
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WADDINGTON, David (1929- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Waddington

    Life

    1990

Constituencies

  1. Ribble Valley

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 9 June 1983
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1990*
    Date of exit: 29 November 1990
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Clitheroe

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1979*
    Date of election: 1 March 1979
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Nelson and Colne

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1968*
    Date of election: 27 June 1968
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1974²
    Date of exit: 10 October 1974
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Heywood and Royton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Nelson and Colne

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Farnworth

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1970-1974

    to Sir Peter Rawlinson, as Attorney-General

  2. Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1979-1981

  3. Under-Secretary of State 1981-1983

    Department of Employment

  4. Minister of State 1983-1987

    Home Office

  5. Home Secretary 1989-1990

  6. Parliamentary Secretary 1987-1989

    Treasury

Higher education

  1. Hertford College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Sedburgh School

Marriages

  1. Green, Gillian

    Year: 1958

Relationships

  1. Related by marriage to Alan Green

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. St James's Club