George Turner (British politician)
|Member of Parliament
for North West Norfolk
1 May 1997 – 7 June 2001
|Preceded by||Henry Bellingham|
|Succeeded by||Henry Bellingham|
|Born||9 August 1940|
|Alma mater||Imperial College London, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge|
He went to Laxton Grammar School (now part of Oundle School) on North Street in Oundle. At Imperial College London he gained a BSc in Physics, then obtained a PhD in Physics from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. He then become Head of the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of East Anglia.
He contested North West Norfolk in 1992.
In the House of Lords on 25 April 2012 it was asserted "Lord Lexden: My Lords, would my noble friend think of reminding Mr Henry Bellingham that he has already experienced the Perceval family's taste for revenge, having been deprived of his Commons seat at the 1997 election by a direct descendant of the assassinated Prime Minister?" Col 1786
He married Lesley Duggan. They have two daughters, a stepson and a stepdaughter.
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for North West Norfolk
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