Robert Battersby

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Robert Christopher Battersby
Member of the European Parliament
In office
7 June 1979 – 15 June 1989
Personal details
Born(1924-12-14)14 December 1924
Died30 September 2002(2002-09-30) (aged 77)
Political partyConservative
ResidenceUnited Kingdom
OccupationMember of the European Parliament

Robert Christopher Battersby KSG CBE (14 December 1924 – 30 September 2002) was British soldier, linguist, diplomat and politician, who served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the constituency of Humberside between 1979 and 1989. He was a prominent member of the Conservative Party.[1]


  1. ^ Kingsland, Christopher (2 December 2002). "Robert Battersby". The Guardian. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Constituency created
Member of Parliament for Humberside
19791989 election
Peter Crampton