Cardiff North Brexit Party Parliamentary Candidate.
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Chris Butler, son of a local GP, was born in Cardiff in 1950. He lived in Llanishen where his father practised. He attended Ton-yr-ywen primary school in Heath, Cardiff then Cardiff High School for Boys. After studying archaeology and anthropology in university, he worked in Cardiff in market and political research, and wrote “Cymraeg: Iaith Ein Plant” as a contribution to policies designed to foster the Welsh language.
In 1980 Chris worked as an employee of the Conservative Research Department in the Political Office in Number Ten when Mrs Thatcher was Prime Minister. In 1983 he was made Special Adviser to the Secretary of State for Wales, Nicholas Edwards. He later served as Conservative MP for Warrington South from 1987-1992. After leaving Parliament he worked as a public affairs consultant. In 1998, he set up his own cross-Party public affairs company which traded successfully in Westminster until he closed the business in 2015. In 2016, he stood as a candidate for the Conservatives for the Welsh Assembly in SE Wales.
This year he published ”Cardiff Mysteries Remastered” on Amazon which sets and solves a series of problems illustrated by Edwardian postcards of Cardiff.
Chris is a keen deltiologist and cruciverbalist. He is married to Jacqui, and has one son, David, who is a commercial airline captain.