Timothy Kitson

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Sir Timothy Peter Geoffrey Kitson (born 28 January 1931) is a British Conservative politician who was Member of Parliament for Richmond, North Yorkshire. He was first elected in the 1959 general election, and stood down at the 1983 general election.

Kitson was educated at Charterhouse and the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester and became a farmer.[citation needed] He served as a councillor on the North Riding County Council from 1957–61 and was a committee member of the North Riding of Yorkshire branch of the Country Landowners' Association.[citation needed] In Parliament, he acted as joint honorary secretary of the Conservative parliamentary committee on agriculture, fisheries and food from 1965–66 and a Parliamentary Private Secretary to the then Prime Minister Edward Heath from 1970–74.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Thomas Dugdale
Member of Parliament for Richmond, North Yorkshire
Succeeded by
Leon Brittan