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Sir '''Raymond William Whitney'''  OBE was a [[Conservative Party]] [[politician]] in the United Kingdom. Whitney was elected as Member of Parliament for Wycombe in a by-election in 1978 and stepped down at the 2001 general election when he was replaced by [[Paul Alexander Cyril Goodman|Paul Goodman]]. Before being elected to parliament, he was head of the [[Information Research Department]], the [[Foreign and Commonwealth Office|Foreign Office]]'s  covert propaganda department.  He was a junior minister in the [[Department of Health and Social Security]] as well as a junior Foreign Office Minister.  
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Sir '''Raymond William Whitney'''  OBE was a [[Conservative Party]] [[politician]] in the United Kingdom. Whitney was elected as Member of Parliament for Wycombe in a by-election in 1978 and stepped down at the 2001 general election when he was replaced by [[Paul Alexander Cyril Goodman|Paul Goodman]]. Before being elected to parliament, he was head of the [[Information Research Department]]<ref>[[Document:UK_Intelligence_And_Security_Report,_2003]]</ref>, the [[Foreign and Commonwealth Office|Foreign Office]]'s  covert propaganda department.  He was a junior minister in the [[Department of Health and Social Security]] as well as a junior Foreign Office Minister.  
  
 
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*[[Institute for European Defence and Strategic Studies]]
 
*[[Institute for European Defence and Strategic Studies]]
 
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Revision as of 18:47, 19 January 2015

Person.png Ray Whitney  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(politician, spook)
Born28 November 1930
Died2012 (Age 81)
Founder ofInstitute for European Defence and Strategic Studies

Sir Raymond William Whitney OBE was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. Whitney was elected as Member of Parliament for Wycombe in a by-election in 1978 and stepped down at the 2001 general election when he was replaced by Paul Goodman. Before being elected to parliament, he was head of the Information Research Department[1], the Foreign Office's covert propaganda department. He was a junior minister in the Department of Health and Social Security as well as a junior Foreign Office Minister.

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