David Tredinnick

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Former soldier David Tredinnick has been the Conservative Party "MP for Bosworth since 1987. He currently serves on the House of Commons Health Select Committee, having been elected to the post by MPs in June 2010 and is now also a member of the House of Commons Committee on Science & Technology.

"David was born in 1950, and educated at Eton College, Mons Officer Cadet School, St John’s College, Oxford (M.Litt), and the Graduate School of Business at Cape Town University (MBA). He has one daughter and one son.

"His main area of interest is health and he has been Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Integrated and Complementary Healthcare since 2002 (formerly Treasurer 1989-2002). His other special interests include defence, environment, home affairs, and information technology." [1]

He is a supporter of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). He has made supportive comments in Parliament on homeopathy. In November 2009, he spoke at a meeting organised by the Astrological Association of Great Britain, where he related his personal experience of astrology and illness, advocating that astrology be integrated into the NHS.wiki

He notes that Nye Bevan had a homeopathic doctor and insisted that that was the case. [1]


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  1. David Tredinnick About, organizational web page, accessed May 8, 2014.