David Bevan (politician)

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David Bevan
Member of Parliament
for Birmingham Yardley
In office
Preceded by Sydney Tierney
Succeeded by Estelle Morris
Personal details
Born 10 April 1928
Died 12 October 1996
Sutton Coldfield
Nationality British
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Cynthia Bevan
Alma mater Magdalen College, Oxford
Profession estate agent

Andrew David Gilroy Bevan (10 April 1928 – 12 October 1996) was a British Conservative politician.

He was Member of Parliament for Birmingham Yardley from 1979, until he lost the seat by 162 votes to future Labour minister Estelle Morris in 1992.

He was Chairman of the Parliamentary All-Party Tourism Committee and Chairman of the Conservative Parliamentary Backbench Tourism Committee for several successive parliaments until he lost his seat in 1992, and did much to promote the British tourism industry.


  • The Times Guide to the House of Commons, 1992

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Syd Tierney
Member of Parliament for Birmingham Yardley
Succeeded by
Estelle Morris