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Baron cr 1977 (Life Peer), of Ryedale, N Yorks (Pratap Chidamber Chitnis)

Born 1 May 1936; s of late Chidamber N. Chitnis and Lucia Mallik; m 1964, Anne Brand; (one s decd); died 12 July 2013

Chairman, British Refugee Council, 1986–89


Penryn Sch.; Stonyhurst Coll.; Univs of Birmingham (BA) and Kansas (MA)


Admin. Asst, Nat. Coal Board, 1958–59; Liberal Party Organisation: Local Govt Officer, 1960–62; Agent, Orpington Liberal Campaign, 1962; Trng Officer, 1962–64; Press Officer, 1964–66; Head of Liberal Party Organisation, 1966–69. Sec., 1969–75, Chief Exec. and Dir, 1975–88, Joseph Rowntree Social Service Trust. Mem., Community Relations Commn, 1970–77; Chm., BBC Immigrants Programme Adv. Cttee, 1979–83 (Mem., 1972–77). Chm., Refugee Action, 1981–86. Reported on elections in: Zimbabwe, 1979; (jtly) Guyana, 1980; El Salvador, 1982, 1984, 1988 and 1989; Nicaragua, 1984


Quartier des Trois Fontaines, 84490 Vaucluse, France