Anthony Favell

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Cllr Anthony Favell
Member of Parliament
for Stockport
In office
9 June 1983 – 9 April 1992
Preceded by New constituency
Succeeded by Ann Coffey
Majority 2,853 (6.1%)
Personal details
Born (1939-05-29) 29 May 1939 (age 78)
Nationality British
Political party Conservative
Residence Edale, Hope Valley
Website High Peak Conservatives

Anthony Rowland "Tony" Favell MBE (born 29 May 1939), is a former British Conservative Member of Parliament.

Parliamentary career[edit]

Favell first stood for Parliament in 1979 for Bolsover, but was beaten by Labour's Dennis Skinner. He later became MP for Stockport from 1983 until 1992, when he was defeated by Ann Coffey of Labour.

In 1990, Favell resigned as John Major's Parliamentary Private Secretary in a disagreement over whether the UK should enter the European Exchange Rate Mechanism.[1]

Later life[edit]

In 2007, Favell was elected to High Peak Borough Council for the Hope Valley ward.

References[edit]

Times Guide to the House of Commons 1992

  1. ^ Daily Telegraph 17 October 1990

External links[edit]

Civic offices
Preceded by
Ron Priestley
Councillor for Hope Valley Ward on High Peak Borough Council
2007–present
Incumbent
Parliament of the United Kingdom
New constituency Member of Parliament for Stockport
1983–1992
Succeeded by
Ann Coffey