Timothy Wood

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The Honourable
Timothy Wood
Comptroller of the Household
In office
12 December 1995 – 2 May 1997
Prime Minister John Major
Preceded by Sir David Lightbown
Succeeded by Thomas McAvoy

Timothy John Rogerson Wood, known as Tim Wood, (born 13 August 1940) is a British politician. He was the Conservative Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Stevenage, which he won at the 1983 general election.[1]

While in Parliament, Wood served as a Parliamentary Private Secretary to Ministers in the Ministry of Defence and Northern Ireland Office. Following the 1992 general election, Wood became a Government Whip.

At the 1997 general election a swing of 13.9% from the Conservatives to Labour saw Wood defeated by Labour Party candidate Barbara Follett by 11,582 votes.[2]

On 3 May 2007, Wood was elected to East Devon District Council to represent Exmouth Littleham ward.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Waller, Robert; Criddle, Bryon (2002). The almanac of British politics, Volume 7. Routledge. p. 738. ISBN 0-415-26833-8. 
  2. ^ "The Election: How the country voted". The Guardian. 1997-05-02. p. 6. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Lightbown
Comptroller of the Household
Succeeded by
Tommy McAvoy
Parliament of the United Kingdom
New constituency Stevenage
Succeeded by
Barbara Follett