He was made a commissioner at the European Commission in 1989, resigning as MP at this time, and became vice-president, but resigned with the rest of the commission in 1999 amid accusations of widespread fraud.
During 14 years as an MP, he served the constituencies of Cleveland and Whitby (1974-1983) and Richmond (1983-1988).
He was created Baron Brittan of Spennithorne in 1999 and is an advisory director to Unilever.
Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Want to know more? Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:
Press Releases |
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m