David Mellor

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"David Mellor was born in 1949, educated at Swanage Grammar School, Christ’s College Cambridge and the Inns of Court. Called to the bar in 1972, he became a Queen’s Counsel in 1987 and a Privy Counsellor in 1990. David was elected Conservative MP for Putney in 1979. His ministerial career included the Home Office, the Foreign Office and the Treasury. In May 1992, he became the founding Secretary of State at the department of National Heritage.

"After leaving politics, he built a career in business, broadcasting and journalism, while contributing his services to music and sport. He is Chairman of his own property company, and an advisor to several international companies. He was the Variety Club’s BBC Radio Personality of the Year in 1994. He broadcasts on Classic FM, and is Classical Music Critic at the Mail on Sunday." [1]


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  1. Senior Advisors, Pagefield, accessed May 17, 2015.