Timothy Wood


Timothy John Rogerson Wood (born 13 August 1940), known as Tim Wood, is a British politician. He was the Conservative Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Stevenage, which he won at the 1983 general election.[1]

Timothy Wood
Comptroller of the Household
In office
12 December 1995  2 May 1997
Prime MinisterJohn Major
Preceded byDavid Lightbown
Succeeded byThomas McAvoy
Lord Commissioner of the Treasury
In office
14 April 1992  5 July 1995
Prime MinisterJohn Major
Preceded byJohn Taylor (1990)
Succeeded byBowen Wells
Member of Parliament
for Stevenage
In office
9 June 1983  8 April 1997
Preceded byNew Constituency
Succeeded byBarbara Follett
Personal details
Born
Timothy John Rogerson Wood

(1940-08-13) 13 August 1940 (age 79)
NationalityBritish
Political partyConservative

While in Parliament, Wood served as a Parliamentary Private Secretary to Ministers in the Ministry of Defence and Northern Ireland Office. Following the 1992 general election, Wood became a Government Whip.

At the 1997 general election a swing of 13.9% from the Conservatives to Labour saw Wood defeated by Labour Party candidate Barbara Follett by 11,582 votes.[2]

On 3 May 2007, Wood was elected to East Devon District Council to represent Exmouth Littleham ward.[citation needed]

References


  1. Waller, Robert; Criddle, Bryon (2002). The almanac of British politics, Volume 7. Routledge. p. 738. ISBN 0-415-26833-8.
  2. "The Election: How the country voted". The Guardian. 2 May 1997. p. 6.