Geoffrey Rippon

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Penn, England
Died1997-01-28 (Age 72)
Broomfield, England
Alma materKing's College (Taunton), Brasenose College (Oxford)
Member ofEuropean Atlantic Group
Attended the 1974 Bilderberg as Shadow Foreign Secretary

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In office
4 March 1974 - 11 February 1975
Succeeded byReginald Maudling
Attended the 1974 Bilderberg

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In office
5 November 1972 - 4 March 1974
Succeeded byAnthony Crosland

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In office
25 July 1970 - 5 November 1972
Preceded byAnthony Barber

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In office
20 June 1970 - 25 July 1970
Preceded byTony Benn

Aubrey Geoffrey Frederick Rippon, Baron Rippon of Hexham was a British Conservative Party politician. He is most known for drafting the European Communities Act 1972 which took the United Kingdom into the European Communities on 1 January 1973. He was Chairman of the European-Atlantic Group.

From 1979 to 1982, Rippon was President of the European Documentation and Information Centre (CEDI).


Event Participated in

Bilderberg/197419 April 197421 April 1974France
Hotel Mont d' Arbois
The 23rd Bilderberg, held in France
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