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  Clarke, Kenneth
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NameKenneth Clarke
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Born July 02, 1940 (80 years)
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Married November 7, 1964, Gillian Mary Edwards
1 son, 1 daughter

Education
Nottingham High School
Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (BA, LLB) (President, Cambridge Union 1963)

Non-political career
Called to the Bar 1963
Member, Midland Circuit, practising from Birmingham
QC 1980
Chairman, Alliance UniChem 1997-
Director, Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust 1997-
Deputy Chairman, British American Tobacco 1998-
Director, Independent News and Media (UK).

Electoral history
Contested Mansfield Notts 1964 and 1966 general elections. Member for Rushcliffe since June 1970.

Political career
PPS to Solicitor General 1971-72
Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Transport 1979-80
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Transport 1980-82
Minister for Health 1982-85
Paymaster General and Employment Minister 1985-87
Chancellor, Duchy of Lancaster (Minister of Trade and Industry) 1987-88
Secretary of State for: Health 1988-90
Education and Science 1990-92
Home Secretary 1992-93
Chancellor of the Exchequer 1993-97
Contested Leadership of the Conservative Party June 1997. Spokesman: Opposition Spokesman on: Social Services 1974-76
Industry 1976-79.


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May 18, 2011 12:00pm Scandal David Cameron urged to sack Kenneth Clarke over rape comments  Article Craverguy 

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RACES
  09/03/2019 UK Parliament - Rushcliffe - Whip Removal Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/08/2017 UK Parliament - Rushcliffe Won 51.83% (+13.74%)
  05/07/2015 UK Parliament - Rushcliffe Won 51.40% (+25.07%)
  09/04/2012 UK Minister Without Portfolio Won 50.00% (+0.00%)
  05/11/2010 UK Secretary of State for Justice Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/06/2010 UK Parliament - Rushcliffe Won 51.17% (+29.45%)
  10/20/2005 Conservative Party Leader - MP Vote Lost 0.00% (-45.45%)
  05/05/2005 UK Parliament - Rushcliffe Won 49.54% (+23.04%)
  09/13/2001 Conservative Party Leader - Member Vote Lost 39.28% (-21.44%)
  07/17/2001 Conservative Party Leader - MP Vote Won 35.54% (+0.00%)
  06/07/2001 UK Parliament - Rushcliffe Won 47.51% (+13.51%)
  06/19/1997 Conservative Party Leader Lost 44.17% (-11.04%)
  06/18/1997 Conservative Party Leader - Second Round Won 39.02% (+1.22%)
  06/16/1997 Conservative Party Leader - First Round Won 29.88% (+0.00%)
  05/01/1997 UK Parliament - Rushcliffe Won 44.37% (+8.14%)
  05/27/1993 UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  04/09/1992 UK Parliament - Rushcliffe Won 54.40% (+31.21%)
  06/11/1987 UK Parliament - Rushcliffe Won 58.78% (+35.80%)
  06/09/1983 UK Parliament - Rushcliffe Won 61.47% (+37.38%)
  05/03/1979 UK Parliament - Rushcliffe Won 62.21% (+40.90%)
  10/10/1974 UK Parliament - Rushcliffe Won 54.69% (+30.18%)
  02/28/1974 UK Parliament - Rushcliffe Won 55.58% (+33.00%)
  06/18/1970 UK Parliament - Rushcliffe Won 51.66% (+10.29%)
  03/31/1966 UK Parliament - Mansfield Lost 22.24% (-42.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
UK Parliament - Broxtowe - Dec 12, 2019 IG C Anna Soubry
UK Conservative Party Leader - MP Vote - Jun 20, 2019 I Rory Stewart
UK Conservative Party Leader - MP Vote - Jul 07, 2016 CON Stephen Crabb
UK EU Membership Referendum - Jun 23, 2016 YES Remain
UK Alternative Vote Referendum - May 05, 2011 NO No