Piers Merchant

Mr Piers Rolf Garfield Merchant

Rush ID: 74

Details

Born:
2 January 1951
Died:
21 September 2009
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Publicity Director/PR/Advertising
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
N/A

References

Rush ID:
74
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334571
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MERCHANT, Piers (1951- )

Constituencies

  1. Beckenham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1992
    Date of election: 9 April 1992
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1997*
    Date of exit: 27 October 1997
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Newcastle upon Tyne Central

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 9 June 1983
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1987
    Date of exit: 11 June 1987
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Newcastle upon Tyne Central

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1979
    Date of election: Thu 3rd May 1979
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. University of Durham

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Nottingham High

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Journalists