Terence Anthony Gordon Davis
1938 - Terence Anthony Gordon Davis, born on the 5th of January. He is known as Terry Davis, is a British Labour Party politician, and former Member of Parliament for the Birmingham Hodge Hill constituency, and current Secretary General of the Council of Europe. He is a member of the Privy Council.
1970 - At the general election, he stood unuccessfuly in the Conservative-held Bromsgrove constituency.
1974 - He lost to the Conservative Hal Miller. He stood again at the October general election and lost again.
1977 - Birmingham Stechford Labour MP, Roy Jenkins, was appointed as President of the European Commission, and he was selected as the Labour candidate in the by-election.
2004 - In June, he was elected Secretary General of the Council of Europe and announced his intention to stand down from the UK parliament, by applying for the Stewardship of the Chiltern Hundreds.
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