David Knox (UK politician)

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David Knox (UK politician)

British Conservative Party politician add

Category: Politics

Born in 1933.

Countries: United Kingdom (80%), (20%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Edward Heath, Conservative Party (UK), Charlotte Atkins

Linked to: Conservative Party, Macleod Group, Labour Party, Category:Alumni of the University of London International Programmes




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David Knox was born in 1933 add something


He was the Conservative MP for Leek, Staffordshire from 1970 to 1983, and for Staffordshire Moorlands from 1983 to 1997, when he retired add something


In 1973, Knox was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary to Ian Gilmour, Minister of State for Defence add something


Knox was appointed one of three vice-chairmen of the Conservative Party under the chairmen Willie Whitelaw in 1974 add something


He became President of the Macleod Group, and in that position issued a statement in January 1975 supporting Edward Heath as Conservative leader add something


In September 1975, after the Macleod Group merged with two other 'left-wing' Tory groups in June to form the Tory Reform Group, Knox became its vice-president with Nicholas Scott add something


In February 1978 he broke from the Tory ranks and voted with the Labour Government and for the Scotland Bill add something


Charlotte Atkins - She entered the House of Commons at the 1997 general election in the Labour landslide as the Member of Parliament for Staffordshire Moorlands, a seat held previously by David Knox and which had been Conservative for 27 years