Ray Whitney

Sir Raymond William Whitney

Rush ID: 700

Details

Born:
28 November 1930
Died:
15 August 2012
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Diplomatic service
Parentage:
George William Whitney, hotelier
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1997
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
700
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7298285
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WHITNEY, Sir Ray (1930- )

Constituencies

  1. Wycombe

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1978*
    Date of election: 27 April 1978
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 2001
    Date of exit: 7 June 2001
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1979-1983

    to Nigel Lawson, as Financial Secretary to the Treasury, and Peter Rees, as Minister of State at the Treasury

  2. Under-Secretary 1985-1986

    Department of Health and Social Security, with responsibility for Health

  3. Under-Secretary 1984-1985

    Department of Health and Social Security, with responsibility for Social Security

  4. Under-Secretary 1983-1984

    Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Higher education

  1. Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst

    Attended 1

    Graduated

  2. School of Oriental and African Studies

    Attended 2

    Graduated

  3. Hong Kong University

    Attended 3

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Wellingborough GS

Marriages

  1. Prince, Sheila Margot Beswick

    Year: 1956

    Notes: 2 sons

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Royal Automobile Club