David Mudd

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William David Mudd (born 2 June 1933), known as David Mudd, is a British politician.

He was educated at Truro Cathedral School and was a member of the Tavistock Urban District Council from 1959 to 1961.[1]

He was Conservative MP for Falmouth and Camborne from 1970 until 1992, when he stood down. It was considered a surprise when he decided to stand in his old constituency in the 2005 general election as an independent candidate.[2] He came fifth with 2% of the vote.

In the 1970s David Mudd was a member of Mebyon Kernow as well as the Conservative Party.[3] He was also a newsreader on Westward Television in the 1970s.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Times guide to the House of Commons June 1983 (Times Books, 1983), p. 122
  2. ^ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1488379/Ex-MP-muddies-the-water-in-Falmouth.html Ex-MP 'muddies the water' in Falmouth
  3. ^ Mebyon Kernow history
  • Times Guide to the House of Commons 1987, BBC news website

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Dunwoody
Member of Parliament for Falmouth and Camborne
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Succeeded by
Sebastian Coe