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Bryan Michael Deece Cassidy (born 17 February 1934) is a former British politician, who served in the European Parliament.

Cassidy was educated at Ratcliffe College and then Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. He served as director of a trade association, and became active in the Conservative Party, unsuccessfully contesting Wandsworth Central at the 1966 UK general election. From 1977 until 1986, he served on the Greater London Council.[1]

At the 1984 European Parliament election, Cassidy was elected to represent Dorset East and Hampshire West, serving until 1994, when he was elected for Dorset and East Devon.[1] He stood for the enlarged seat of South West England at the 1999 European Parliament election, but was not elected.


  1. ^ a b BBC-Vacher's Biographical Guide 1996. London: BBC Political Research Unit and Vacher's Publications. 1996. p. 6-5. ISBN 0951520857.