|Christine has spent at least
fifteen years studying as a mature student with the Open University
catching up with the secondary education she never had.
She worked for the BBC and later Thames Television as a P.A. and researcher where she met Phillip. She has run a market stall selling antiques and is a qualified teacher of small children.
Phillip was President of the Oxford Union and subsequently combined a successful job as a television producer and film-maker, with political life. He spent 13 years as a labour M.P. for Derby North and was opposition education spokesman under Michael Foot. Then a Member of the European Parliament commuting from London and Derbyshire to Brussels and Strasbourg. He turned down the offer of a life peerage.
Obituaries: Guardian, Independent, Times, Wikipedia, BBC
Christine has a house in London and a rented house in Rowsley, Derbyshire. She has now bought and rents out two holiday cottages nearby.
Contact: 64 Patshull Road, London NW5 2LD.
See Christmas 2005