Stephen Dorrell

Rt Hon. Stephen Dorrell MP
Stephen James Dorrell (born 25 March 1952) is a British Liberal Democrat politician.wikipedia
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Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

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In the 1990s he was a full member of John Major's Cabinet for almost three years, whilst serving as both Secretary of State for National Heritage and then Secretary of State for Health until the 1997 general election.

Charnwood (UK Parliament constituency)

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He served as the Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Loughborough between 1979 and 1997 and then for Charnwood from 1997 to 2015.

Change UK

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In the spring of 2019 he left the Conservative Party to join Change UK and was the lead candidate on the party's list in the West Midlands region at the 2019 European Parliament election.
The party announced on 23 April that it would stand a full slate of candidates in Great Britain for the European Parliament elections, including Ashworth, writer Rachel Johnson (sister of Conservative MPs Jo and Boris Johnson); former BBC journalist Gavin Esler; former Conservative MPs Stephen Dorrell and Neil Carmichael; former Labour MEP Carole Tongue; former Labour MPs Roger Casale and Jon Owen Jones; former Liberal Democrat MEP Diana Wallis; and the former deputy Prime Minister of Poland Jacek Rostowski.

2019 European Parliament election in the United Kingdom

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In the spring of 2019 he left the Conservative Party to join Change UK and was the lead candidate on the party's list in the West Midlands region at the 2019 European Parliament election.
Their candidates included writer Rachel Johnson (sister of Conservative MP Boris Johnson and formerly of the Liberal Democrats), former BBC journalist Gavin Esler, former Conservative MPs Stephen Dorrell and Neil Carmichael, former Labour MEP Carole Tongue, former Labour MPs Roger Casale and Jon Owen Jones, former Liberal Democrat MEP Diana Wallis, and former deputy Prime Minister of Poland Jacek Rostowski.

Loughborough (UK Parliament constituency)

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He served as the Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Loughborough between 1979 and 1997 and then for Charnwood from 1997 to 2015. Dorrell, then 27, was elected to the House of Commons for the marginal seat of Loughborough, ousting the veteran Labour MP John Cronin by 5,199 votes.

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

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In the 1990s he was a full member of John Major's Cabinet for almost three years, whilst serving as both Secretary of State for National Heritage and then Secretary of State for Health until the 1997 general election.

Jennie Page

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He headhunted Jennie Page for the job of Millennium Dome Chief Executive according to The Observer.
On her appointment to the Millennium Commission, Stephen Dorrell said:

Health and Social Care Select Committee

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Dorrell most recently served for four years as Chairman of the House of Commons Health Select Committee from 2010 to 2014.

John Cronin (British politician)

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Dorrell, then 27, was elected to the House of Commons for the marginal seat of Loughborough, ousting the veteran Labour MP John Cronin by 5,199 votes.
He went on to hold his Loughborough seat until 1979 when he was beaten by the Conservative Stephen Dorrell.

Worcester

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Dorrell was born in Worcester and educated at Uppingham School, Rutland and Brasenose College, Oxford, where he was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Andy Reed (politician)

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He won the seat comfortably with a majority of 5,900, although Loughborough was lost to Andy Reed of Labour.
His 1997 election followed boundary changes which saw the previous incumbent, Conservative Health Secretary Stephen Dorrell move with his key rural voters to the newly created Charnwood constituency.

Baby of the House

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On his election he was the Baby of the House of Commons, an informal title for the youngest member.

European Movement UK

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In 2016 he became Chair of the European Movement UK, succeeding Richard Corbett, in order to lead its campaign to stop Brexit.
and the current chairman (since December 2016) is Stephen Dorrell.

Sarah Wollaston

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Dorrell resigned in June 2014 and was succeeded by Sarah Wollaston.
Wollaston was elected as a member of the Health Select Committee upon entering Parliament, and became Chair of the Committee in June 2014 after Stephen Dorrell retired.

Shadow Secretary of State for Education

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He also became the chair of healthcare consultancy LaingBuisson.
LaingBuisson's chairman is former Secretary of State for Health, Stephen Dorrell.

Edward Argar

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Argar subsequently attended selections in the constituencies of Newark, Tonbridge and Malling, Wealden and Mid Worcestershire, before being selected to contest the safe seat of Charnwood previously held by Stephen Dorrell; a Daily Telegraph article praising open primaries referred to him as a "serial candidate."

Richard Corbett

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In 2016 he became Chair of the European Movement UK, succeeding Richard Corbett, in order to lead its campaign to stop Brexit.
He did not want to continue as Chair, citing time constraints, and handed over to Stephen Dorrell in December 2016.

Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

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NHS Confederation

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He was reckoned by the Health Service Journal to be the 24th most influential person in the English NHS in 2015 after he became Chair of the NHS Confederation.
The current chairman is Stephen Dorrell.