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John PURVIS Member of the European Parliament, St Andrews (Scotland); Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, Brussels


1962-1969 First National City Bank: London, New York, Milan
1969-1973 Treasurer, Noble Grossart Ltd, Edinburgh
1973-1986 Managing Director and Chairman, Gilmerton Management Services Ltd, St Andrews
since 1973 Various non-executive chairmanships, directorships and trusteeships
since 1986 Managing Partner, Purvis and Company, St Andrews
1986-1997 Chairman, Economic Affairs Committee, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
1988-1990 Vice-President, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
1979-1984 Member of the European Parliament for mid Scotland and Fife
1982-1984 Vice-Chairman of the Delegation for relations with the Gulf States
1985-1989 Member for Scotland and Chairman of Scottish Committee, Independent Broadcasting Authority
  Company chairman/director in radio, paper and investment industries
  Farmer and landowner in Scotland