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David Bevan (politician)

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Andrew David Gilroy Bevan (10 April 1928 – 12 October 1996) was a British Conservative politician.

David Bevan
Member of Parliament
for Birmingham Yardley
In office
1979–1992
Preceded bySydney Tierney
Succeeded byEstelle Morris
Personal details
Born10 April 1928
Died12 October 1996
Sutton Coldfield
NationalityBritish
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Cynthia Bevan
Alma materMagdalen College, Oxford
Professionestate agent

He was Member of Parliament for Birmingham Yardley from 1979, until he lost the seat by 162 votes to future Labour minister Estelle Morris in 1992.

He was Chairman of the Parliamentary All-Party Tourism Committee and Chairman of the Conservative Parliamentary Backbench Tourism Committee for several successive parliaments until he lost his seat in 1992, and did much to promote the British tourism industry.

SourcesEdit

  • The Times Guide to the House of Commons, 1992

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Syd Tierney
Member of Parliament for Birmingham Yardley
19791992
Succeeded by
Estelle Morris