Peggy Fenner

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The Right Honourable
Dame Peggy Fenner
DBE
Member of Parliament
for Rochester and Chatham (1970-1974)
In office
1970–1974
Preceded by Anne Kerr
Succeeded by Robert Bean
Member of the European Parliament
Part of the UK Delegation to the European Parliament 1974-1975
In office
1974–1975
Member of Parliament
for Rochester and Chatham (1979-1983)
In office
1979–1983
Preceded by Robert Bean
Succeeded by Constituency abolished
Member of Parliament
for Medway (1983-1997)
In office
1983–1997
Preceded by New constituency
Succeeded by Bob Marshall-Andrews
Personal details
Born (1922-11-12)12 November 1922
Nationality British
Political party Conservative
Children 1 daughter

Dame Peggy Edith Fenner, DBE (born 12 November 1922) is a British Conservative Party politician.

Fenner was elected MP for Rochester and Chatham at the 1970 general election. She lost the seat at the October 1974 election to the Labour candidate Robert Bean, but regained it by defeating Bean at the 1979 election.

At the 1983 election the Rochester and Chatham seat was abolished and Dame Peggy was elected MP for the new constituency of Medway. She continued to hold the seat for the next fourteen years, being re-elected at the 1987 and 1992 general elections, until she lost it at the 1997 election to Bob Marshall-Andrews (Labour). Upon the death of Baroness Jeger in 2007, Fenner became the oldest living woman to have served as an MP in the United Kingdom.

Personal life[edit]

Fenner had one child, a daughter who predeceased her.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Anne Kerr
Member of Parliament for Rochester and Chatham
19701974
Succeeded by
Robert Bean
European Parliament
Preceded by
New constituency
Part of the UK Delegation to the European Parliament 1974-1975 UK Delegation
Preceded by
Robert Bean
Member of Parliament for Rochester and Chatham
19791983
Constituency abolished
New constituency Member of Parliament for Medway
19831997
Succeeded by
Bob Marshall-Andrews