David Pollock, 3rd Viscount Hanworth
Hanworth was educated at Wellington College and has taken a Doctorate of Philosophy (DPhil) at the University of Sussex. He is currently Professor of Econometrics and Computational Statistics at the University of Leicester, where he lectures in Mathematical Statistics, Econometrics and Environmental Sciences. He has been elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society.
Hanworth succeeded to the viscountcy (and baronetcy) upon his father's death in 1996 and took his seat in the House of Lords until the House of Lords Act in 1999 removed his automatic right to sit in Parliament. He refrained from standing as a candidate in the election by Labour hereditary peers to select two of their number to remain in Parliament after this Act came into force. Hanworth was unsuccessful in the following by-election occasioned by the death of Lord Milner in 2003. A determined parliamentarian, in 2011, he was returned to the Upper House after winning the HoL by-election to replace Lord Strabolgi.
- "House of Lords By-election March 2011 - Candidature Statements". Retrieved 27 March 2011.
- "United Kingdom Election Results - House of Lords Act: Hereditary Peers Elections (scroll down page to section headed 'Labour')". Retrieved 27 March 2011.
- "Results: Hereditary Peers’ By-election, March 2011". Retrieved 27 March 2011.
- "The Economist - Democracy in action The House of Lords stages the oddest of elections". 24 March 2011. Retrieved 27 March 2011.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Viscount Hanworth
- Debrett's People of Today
- University of Leicester Staff Page
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