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Charles Tannock

 

Charles Tannock

Member of the European Parliament
for London
Assumed office
10 June 1999
Preceded by Position established
Personal details
Born (1957-09-25) 25 September 1957
Aldershot, United Kingdom
Political party Conservative
Alma mater Balliol College, Oxford
University College London
Religion Roman Catholicism
Website Official website
europarl...CHARLES TANNOCK

Dr Timothy Charles Ayrton Tannock is a British politician, psychiatrist, and Member of the European Parliament for London for the Conservative Party.

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Education

Bradfield College

Tannock was educated at Bradfield College, before going up to read medicine at Balliol College, Oxford followed by the Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London University, where he qualified as a doctor. He speaks French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese having spent part of his early life living abroad.

Political career

He was first elected to the European Parliament in 1999 and re-elected for his fourth term in 2014. He was Vice-President of the Human Rights Subcommittee of the Parliament 2004–07 and Vice-President of the EU-Ukraine PCC delegation 2004-09. He was Vice-President of the EP Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly 2009-14, and is currently UK Conservative Foreign Affairs Spokesman, ECR Co-ordinator (Spokesman) on the Foreign Affairs Committee. He was President of the Friends of Taiwan Group 2004-9 and is currently adviser to the UK Overseas Territory Association in the European Parliament, and was Vice-Chairman of European Friends of Israel 2006–11. He is currently President of the European Parliament Friends of Kurdistan. He was appointed a Commissioner for Human Rights of the British Conservative Party in 2011 and reappointed in 2015.

Psychiatric career

Before being elected to Parliament, he was a consultant psychiatrist at University College Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at UCL Medical School. He was assistant Research Secretary of the Bow Group from 1989 to 1990, publishing Bow Group papers and made several contributions to the scientific literature particularly in the field of chronic fatigue syndrome and anxiety disorders as a medical researcher. Dr Tannock is married with three children.

Honours

Tannock has been given the Freedom of the City of Cartagena de Indias and is a Freeman of the City of London. He was decorated by the President of Ukraine as Knight (3rd Grade) of the Order of Merit (Ukraine) in 2006. He was awarded the Medal of Mkhitar Gosh by the President of Armenia in 2009 and in 2013 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Yerevan State University. In 2010 he was created a Grand Officer of the Order of San Carlos of the Republic of Colombia for services in the field of diplomacy and international relations. In 2011 the Legislative Yuan of Taiwan (ROC) Medal of Honour was conferred upon him for his "services to parliamentary diplomacy". In 2013 he was awarded the Presidential Order of Excellence by the President of Georgia. In 2014 he was awarded the Order of the Brilliant Star with Grand Cordon by the President of Taiwan (ROC).

External links

  • Tannock's home page
  • Tannock's commentaries at Project Syndicate
  • Profile at European Parliament website
  • Charles Tannock – Biography
  • Debrett's People of Today
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