Martin Bell

British UNICEF Ambassador, former broadcast war reporter and former independent politician

Martin Bell, OBE, (born 31 August 1938) is a British UNICEF (UNICEF UK) Ambassador, a former broadcast war reporter and former independent politician.

Martin Bell

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Martin Bell addresses a Frontline Club forum
Member of Parliament
for Tatton
In office
1 May 1997 – 7 June 2001
Preceded byNeil Hamilton
Succeeded byGeorge Osborne
Majority11,077
Personal details
Born (1938-08-31) 31 August 1938 (age 81)
Redisham, Suffolk, England
NationalityBritish
Political partyIndependent
RelationsAdrian Bell (father, dead)
Anthea Bell (sister)
Oliver Kamm (nephew)
Alma materKing's College, Cambridge
OccupationWar reporter
Parliament of the United Kingdom (1801–present)
Preceded by
Neil Hamilton
Member of Parliament for Tatton
19972001
Succeeded by
George Osborne