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Richard Drax

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Richard Drax was the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate in the constituency of South Dorset in the UK Parliament elections. They were elected with 30,024 votes. Our volunteers have been adding information on Richard Drax - here's everything we know so far!

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Home page
http://www.richarddrax.com/
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https://www.conservatives.com/OurTeam/Prospective_Parliamentary_Candidates/Drax_Richard.aspx
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Party manifesto

Richard Drax was the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate. Find out more about their policies in the Conservative and Unionist Party manifesto.

Wikipedia

Richard Grosvenor Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax, known as Richard Drax, is a British Conservative politician, journalist, landowner and former British Army officer, serving as the Member of Parliament (MP) for South Dorset since 2010.

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Record in office

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Biographical summary

Born: 1958-01-29, Westminster, London, England
School: Harrow School
Undergraduate degree: Rural Land Mangement, Royal Agricultural College
Previous job: Military/Journalism

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Local hustings

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(Past event) Saturday 7 December 2019 13:00: Weymouth Election Hustings, Holy Trinity Church, Weymouth DT4 8TJ.

Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2019: The UK Parliament elections, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the South Dorset
  • 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the South Dorset
  • 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Member of Parliament for South Dorset
  • 2010: The 2010 General Election, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Member of Parliament for South Dorset

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