David Mitchell (politician)

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Sir David Bower Mitchell
Born(1928-06-20)20 June 1928
Died30 August 2014(2014-08-30) (aged 86)
London, England
OccupationPolitician and junior minister
Political partyConservative Party
RelativesAndrew Mitchell (son)

Sir David Bower Mitchell (20 June 1928 – 30 August 2014) was a British Conservative politician. He was a member of Parliament for over 30 years. He also served as a junior minister in Margaret Thatcher's government.[1] He was the father of Andrew Mitchell.

Mitchell was born in the Amersham Rural District in Buckinghamshire. She studied at Aldenham School, Hertfordshire.

Mitchell served as a councillor on St Pancras Borough Council from 1956 to 1959. He contested St Pancras North in 1959.

He was the Member of Parliament for Basingstoke from 1964 to 1983, and for Hampshire North West from 1983 until he retired in 1997.

Mitchell died in London, England from unknown causes, aged 86.[2]

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  1. Wood, Alan H. (June 11, 1992). "Times" Guide to the House of Commons 1992. London: Times Books. ISBN 9780723004974. Retrieved Sat Aug 30 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Sir David Mitchell dead: Former Conservative MP and minister dies aged 86 - Home News - UK - The Independent". www.independent.co.uk. Retrieved Sat Aug 30 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)