Kenneth Hind

Kenneth Harvand Hind, known as Ken Hind, CBE, (born 15 September 1949) was the Conservative Member of Parliament for West Lancashire from 1983 until 1992, when he was defeated by Labour's Colin Pickthall. In 1997, he was a candidate in the General Election for the Selby constituency but was defeated by John Grogan.

In 1989 Ken Hind presented a Private Member's Bill to control embryo research . He was Parliamentary Private Secretary to Peter Brooke, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, between 1989 and 1992.

Ken Hind was born on 15 September 1949, and educated at Woodhouse Grove School and the University of Leeds, where he was President of the Student Union. He graduated in Law, with an LLB degree, in 1971 and then qualified as a barrister at Gray's Inn in 1973. He was awarded the CBE after leaving Parliament.

He currently practises as a barrister from Oriel Chambers in Liverpool and Preston. He is also a councillor, representing the Dilworth ward of Ribble Valley Borough Council.


External links

  • Guardian politics: Kenneth Hind
  • Hansard: House of Commons
  • Official Report of the British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body, Thirty-First Conference
  • University of Leeds "Reporter"
Parliament of the United Kingdom
New constituency Member of Parliament for West Lancashire
Succeeded by
Colin Pickthall

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