John Michael Gorst


John Michael Gorst

Sir John Michael Gorst (born 28 June, 1928) is a British Conservative Party politician.

He was educated at Ardingly College and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

At the 1966 general election, he was an unsuccessful candidate in the Bodmin constituency in Cornwall, losing to the sitting Liberal Member of Parliament (MP), Peter Bessell. At the 1970, he was elected MP for Hendon North, holding the seat until until was seat was abolished by boundary changes in 1997. In the 1997 general election, he stood in the new seat of Hendon, losing to Labour's Andrew Dismore.

He is the great grandson of Sir John Eldon Gorst.

References

* "Times Guide to the House of Commons", Times Newspapers Limited, 1997 edition.


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