Tony Colman (politician)
|Member of Parliament
1 May 1997 – 5 May 2005
|Preceded by||David Mellor|
|Succeeded by||Justine Greening|
23 July 1943 |
Sheringham, Norfolk, England
|Alma mater||Magdalene College, Cambridge
University of East Anglia
|Occupation||politician and activist|
Before being elected to Parliament he was a councillor and leader of London Borough of Merton from 1991 to 1997. He also had a successful career in business, which included being a director of the Burton Group.
Colman first stood for Parliament at South West Hertfordshire in 1979, but was beaten by the Conservative Geoffrey Dodsworth. He won Putney in the 1997 election, defeating David Mellor, but lost it in 2005 to Justine Greening.
His Parliamentary interests included trade and industry, the environment, pensions and finance. He is currently Associate Director of Africapractice, a corporate citizenship and communications consultancy.
Since 2006, he is a founding member of the World Future Council.
- "Tony Colman". BBC News (London). 16 October 2002. Retrieved 2007-12-11.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Tony Colman
- Tony Colman talks about the World Future Council on YouTube
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Putney
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