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Biography

Bob Ainsworth was Coventry City Councilor between 1984 - 1992 during which time he held the positions of Deputy Leader of the Council and Chairman of the Finance Committee. Elected to Parliament in 1992 and served on the Environment Select Committee. He was appointed a Whip in 1995. In Government he has been; Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury 1997-2001 (Government Whip), Parliamentary Under-Secretary at the Department for Environment, Transport and the Regions January 2001- June 2001, Home Office Minister with responsibility for Drugs and organized Crime 2001 - June 2003, Government Deputy Chief Whip 2003-2007, when he was appointed to his current position of Minister for the Armed Forces at the MOD.

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Iraq and the Neighbourhood

12.09.07 | 01:21:10 min | 0 comments