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Dr. Sir (Harold) Brian (Seymour) Warren (19 December 1914 – 18 August 1996) was a general practitioner and Conservative Party politician.

Born in Bedfordshire, he studied at University College, London. Originally studying history, we switched to study medicine at University College Hospital.

During the Second World War he served in the Royal Army Medical Corps as medical officer to the 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. In 1946 he resigned his commission and established a medical practice in Belgravia. Among his patients were Enoch Powell and Edward Heath.

A member of Westminster City Council from 1955-65, representing Victoria Ward 1955-59, Dolphin Ward 1959-62, EatonWard 1962-65. The Metropolitan Borough of Westminster was abolished in 1965 and replaced by the larger London Borough and City of Westminster. Warren was a councillor for Victoria Street Ward on the new city council from 1968-78.

Member of the London County Council representing Woolwich West 1955-58 and sat as an alderman from 1962 until the council's abolition in 1965.

He only made one attempt to win a seat in the House of Commons, at Lambeth, Brixton at the 1959 General Election, without success.

When Heath became Prime Minister in 1970, Warren became his personal physician, taking up residence at 10 Downing Street. He was knighted in Heath's Resignation Honours in 1974.

Liveryman Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

ReferencesEdit

Article in Who’s Who

  • "Obituary Sir Brian Warren". The Times: p. 23. 23 August 1996. 

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