|Member of Parliament|
for Brecon and Radnorshire
3 May 1979 –8 May 1985
|Preceded by||Caerwyn Roderick|
|Succeeded by||Richard Livsey|
|Born||16 March 1933|
|Died||8 May 1985 52) (aged|
|Relations||Emlyn Hooson (Cousin)|
|Education|| University College,Oxford |
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