Ian David Twinn British Conservative politician. He was educated at Cambridge Grammar School, the University of Wales and Reading University. He then worked as a lecturer. Twinn served as MP for Edmonton from 1983 until he lost his seat to Labour's Andy Love in 1997. Twinn was Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party from 1986-88. Twinn became Edmonton's first Conservative MP in 48 years. Twinn also became the first Conservative in Edmonton to be re-elected for a second term in 1987 and also for third term in 1992.(born 26 April 1950) is a
In 1999, he was placed fifth on the Conservative Party list for London in the European Parliament elections. The Conservatives secured four seats, but Twinn served briefly as an MEP from 21 October 2003 until the 2004 elections after the resignation of Lord Bethell due to ill health. He was sixth on the Conservative list in those elections and lost his seat because the Conservatives won only three. He was listed eighth in 2008.
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- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Ian Twinn
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