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John Bowis appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport


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Department of Transport

John Bowis appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport
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date
24 July 1996
source Department of Transport
type Press release

note 238


John Bowis OBE was elected Member of Parliament for Battersea in
1987.

He has been an officer of the backbench Employment, Education, Arts
and Inner Cities Committees. He has served as a member of the Select
Committee on Members' Interests and been active in parliamentary
groups for transport, disabled people and various international
areas. He was Vice Chairman of the All Party Social Science Group.

He has been National Vice-President of the Conservative Trade
Unionists and President of the British Youth Council. In a lighter
vein, he was for twelve years in the cast of the fund-raising 'Blue
Revue', a Director of the London Actors Theatre Company and Board
Member of the Royal National Theatre. He was formerly advisor to the
Association of Teachers and Lecturers and the Association of Colleges
of Further and Higher Education.

In October 1989, he was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary to
the Rt Hon David Hunt MBE MP, supporting him in his role initially as
Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, and, from May
1990, as Secretary of State for Wales. In June 1993, John Bowis was
appointed Under-Secretary of State for Health.

His outside interests include walking, the arts, sport and travel.

Mr Bowis is married to Caroline. They have three children.


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