David Taylor

Born Aug 22, 1946

David Leslie Taylor was an English Labour Co-operative politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for North West Leicestershire from 1997 until his death in 2009.

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1946 Birth Born on August 22, 1946.


1969 22 Years Old Taylor married Pamela Caunt on 13 September 1969 in Loughborough. … Read More
1970 23 Years Old At Leicester Polytechnic, he became a Chartered Public Finance Accountant in 1970.
1974 27 Years Old At the Open University, he gained a BA in Maths and Computing in 1974. … Read More


1977 30 Years Old Before being elected as a Member of Parliament, Taylor was an accountant and the computer applications manager for Leicestershire County Council from 1977 to 1997. … Read More


1989 42 Years Old He was first selected for his seat in 1989 and contested it in 1992. … Read More


2005 58 Years Old In 2005, he was nominated for the 'Backbencher of the Year' award. … Read More


2007 60 Years Old 1 More Event
David Taylor described it as "a real privilege" to win the title of Commons Backbencher of the Year 2007 in the Annual Awards organised by Sky TV and The House Magazine and decided by a ballot of all 646 MPs. … Read More
2008 61 Years Old At the May 2008 meeting of his Constituency Labour Party, Taylor announced he would not be standing for re-election at the next general election.
On Boxing Day 2009, whilst walking with his family at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire, Taylor suffered a massive heart attack. … Read More
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