Mark Todd (politician)
|Member of Parliament
for South Derbyshire
2 May 1997 – 12 April 2010
|Preceded by||Edwina Currie|
|Succeeded by||Heather Wheeler|
29 December 1954 |
Dorchester, Dorset, England
|Children||1 son (Peter)|
|Alma mater||Emmanuel College, Cambridge|
|Website||www.marktodd.org.uk (Constituency matters)|
Mark Todd became Chairman of Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust in January 2014.
He went to the independent Sherborne School in north Dorset. He joined Emmanuel College, Cambridge, gaining a Cambridge University BA degree in history in 1976. Todd served for twelve years as a Cambridge City Councillor, spending three years as Leader from 1987–90 and five as Deputy Leader. He was the a non-executive director of consumer co-operative Cambridge & District Co-operative Society, before its 1991 merger with Co-operative Retail Services, and is a member of the Co-operative Party.
He was a managing director at the Longman publishing house from 1977–96. In this company he worked from 1988–92 in Industry and Public Service management, from 1990–92 at Carter Mill and in information technology from 1992–94.
He had contested the seat originally in 1992.
He steered the Co-operatives and Community Benefit Societies Act 2003 through Parliament as a private member's bill. The Act is an amendment to the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965, which regulates a form of UK corporation known as the industrial and provident society.
- Official constituency office website
- Guardian Unlimited Politics - Ask Aristotle: Mark Todd MP
- TheyWorkForYou.com - Mark Todd MP
- BBC Politics page
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for South Derbyshire
1997 – 2010