|Member of Parliament
for Hertford and Stortford
Hertford and Stevenage (1979-1983)
3 May 1979 – 7 June 2001
|Preceded by||Shirley Williams|
|Succeeded by||Mark Prisk|
|Born||4 August 1935|
Member of Parliament
He served as the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hertford and Stevenage from 1979 (defeating Shirley Williams- Labour) to 1983, and after boundary changes, for Hertford and Stortford from 1983 until 2001 when he retired.
Notable positions held during office include:
- Lord Commissioner of the Treasury (1995–1997),
- Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to Minister for Public Transport Earl Caithness, Roger Freeman (1992–1994),
- PPS to the Minister of State for Employment (1982–1983).
- He was Chairman of the International Development Select Committee
Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, National Service 1954-56
School Master, Colet Court, London 1956-57
Trainee, British Aluminium Company 1957-58
Senior Executive Commonwealth Development Corporation 1961-74
Owner/Manager, Substation Group Services Ltd 1974-79
Wells is married with two sons, Adam and Simon Bowen, and resides in the South of England.
Wells famously lent his name to the Bowen Wells Appreciation Crew of Keble College, Oxford.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Bowen Wells
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Hertford and Stevenage
1979 – 1983
|New constituency||Member of Parliament for Hertford and Stortford
1983 – 2001
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