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George Bridges, Baron Bridges of Headley

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James George Robert Bridges, Baron Bridges of Headley, MBE (born 15 July 1970), is a British politician. He served as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Department for Exiting the European Union.

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Education

Bridges was educated at Rokeby, then Eton College, a boarding independent school for boys near Windsor in Berkshire, followed by Exeter College at the University of Oxford, where he received an MA degree.

Life and career

Bridges was Assistant Political Secretary to the Prime Minister John Major from 1994 to 1997. He was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 1997. In the 2000s he served as Chairman of the Research Department and Campaign Director of the Conservative Party.

Bridges was created a life peer as Baron Bridges of Headley, of Headley Heath in the County of Surrey, on 28 May 2015.

Styles of address

  • 1970–1997: Mr George Bridges
  • 1997–2015: Mr George Bridges MBE
  • 2015–: The Rt Hon. The Lord Bridges of Headley MBE
  • Family connections

    The Lord Bridges of Headley is great-grandson of poet laureate Robert Bridges, grandson of senior civil servant Edward Bridges, 1st Baron Bridges and nephew of past crossbench peer and former ambassador to Italy Thomas Bridges, 2nd Baron Bridges and historian Margaret Aston.

    References

    George Bridges, Baron Bridges of Headley Wikipedia


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