Ray Whitney

Ray Whitney (UK politician)

Sir Raymond William Whitney, known as Ray Whitney, OBE, (born 28 November 1930) is a retired Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom.

Whitney was elected as Member of Parliament for Wycombe in a by-election in 1978 and stepped down at the 2001 general election when he was replaced by Paul Goodman.

Before being elected to parliament, he was head of the Information Research Department, the Foreign Office's counter-propaganda department. He was a junior minister in the Department of Health and Social Security as well as a junior Foreign Office Minister. He is a keen sportsman and in his retirement plays a lot of golf.

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