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Sir David Bower Mitchell (born 20 June 1928) is a British Conservative politician.

Born in the Amersham Rural District in Buckinghamshire, Mitchell was educated at Aldenham and was a wine shipper and merchant. He served as a councillor on St Pancras Borough Council 1956-59.

Mitchell contested St Pancras North in 1959. He was Member of Parliament for Basingstoke from 1964 to 1983, and for Hampshire North West from 1983 until he retired in 1997. He served as a minister for Transport, Northern Ireland and Industry during the Thatcher government years.

His son Andrew Mitchell is Member of Parliament for Sutton Coldfield.

Publications

Sir David Mitchell has published his autobiography entitled "From House to House, The Endless Adventures of Politics & Wine" with The Memoir Club, ISBN 978-1-84104-191-9

References

  • Times Guide to the House of Commons, Times Newspapers Limited, 1992 edition.
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Denzil Freeth
Member of Parliament for Basingstoke
19641983
Succeeded by
Andrew Hunter
New constituency Member of Parliament for North West Hampshire
19831997
Succeeded by
Sir George Young

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