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Julian Brazier, Member of Parliament for Canterbury and Shadow Minister for Transport...Julian was elected as Member of Parliament for Canterbury and Whitstable in June 1987..He was Chairman (formerly Treasurer) of the Oxford University Conservative Association (OUCA) in 1974. In 1982 he was selected as PPC for Berwick and contested Berwick-upon-Tweed in 1983. He served as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Mrs Gillian Shephard, at the Treasury, the Department for Employment and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food from 1990-93..Julian has been a Member of the Defence Select Committee; a vice-chairman and former Secretary of the Conservative Backbench Defence Committee and has published four defence policy papers; former Secretary of the Backbench Treasury Committee and published papers on fiscal causes of adult unemployment and on fiscal disincentives to save; former Joint Secretary of the All-Party Parliamentary Maritime Group, served on standing committee of Copyright and Patents Bill, and a Member of the Social Security Support Group (to shadow Ministers)..In September 2001, he was appointed an Opposition Whip. In July 2002, he was appointed a Shadow Minister for Work & Pensions. In June 2003, he was made Shadow Minister for Home Affairs. In November 2003, he came Shadow Minister for International Affairs. Since May 2005, he has served as Shadow Minister for Transport.