Adrian Flook

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Adrian Flook
Member of Parliament
for Taunton
In office
7 June 2001 – 5 May 2005
Preceded by Jackie Ballard
Succeeded by Jeremy Browne
Personal details
Born (1963-07-09) 9 July 1963 (age 51)
Nationality British
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Frangelica O'Shea

Adrian John Flook (born 9 July 1963) is a British Conservative politician, and a former Member of Parliament (MP).

Early life[edit]

Flook was educated at King Edward School, Bath and Mansfield College, Oxford where he studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics. He was a stockbroker from 1985 to 1998, working first for UBS Warburg and then for Société Générale. From 1998 to 2002 he worked as a consultant for Financial Dynamics.

Parliamentary career[edit]

At the 1997 general election, he stood unsuccessfully in the safe Labour Party constituency of Pontefract and Castleford.

At the 2001 general election, he was elected as MP for Taunton, taking the traditionally Conservative seat that had been captured by the Liberal Democrat Jackie Ballard at the 1997 election. He served only one term, losing his seat at the 2005 election to the Liberal Democrat Jeremy Browne. While in Parliament he served on the Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport.

After Parliament[edit]

Flook now works for the public relations firm M: Communications, where he has performed pro bono work on behalf of the so-called NatWest Three. He is a national patron of domestic violence charity Mankind Initiative.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He married Frangelica O'Shea in 2003. Their daughter, Clementine Alexia, was born in 2005.

References[edit]

  • Debrett's People of Today

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Jackie Ballard
Member of Parliament for Taunton
20012005
Succeeded by
Jeremy Browne