Taverne, Lord Dick

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TAVERNE, Lord Dick

TAVERNE, Lord Dick. British (born Indonesia), b. 1928. Genres: Politics/ Government. Career: Created Life Peer, 1996. Axa Equity & Law Life Assurance, Director, 1972-99, Chairman, 1997-99. Labour M.P. (U.K.) for Lincoln, 1962-72; Independent M.P. for Lincoln, 1973-74; Founder Director, 1970, Director-General, 1979-81, and Chairman, 1981-82, Institute for Fiscal Studies; Chairman, Public Policy Centre (U.K.), 1984-87; President PRIMA Europe, Director, 1987-97. Publications: The Future of the Left: Lincoln and After, 1974; The Case for Biotechnology, 1990; The Pension Time Bomb in Europe, 1994; Majority Voting in Europe, 1996; The March of Unreason, 2004. Address: 60 Cambridge St, London SW1, England.