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==Early life==
The son of Norman Frederick Fowler and Katherine ''[[née]]'' Baker, he was educated at [[King Edward VI Grammar School (Chelmsford)|King Edward VI Grammar School]] in [[Chelmsford]], [[Essex]];<ref>''Dod's Parliamentary Companion 2005'', 173rd edition, London, 2004, p.581.</ref> after which he did [[Conscription in the United Kingdom|National Service]] as a [[second lieutenant]] in the [[Essex Regiment]]. Whilst studying at [[Trinity Hall, Cambridge]] (BA Economics & Law 1961), he was Chairman of the [[Cambridge University Conservative Association]] in Michaelmas 1960, in which term he entertained both the Prime Minister [[Harold Macmillan]] and Home Secretary (and ''[[de facto]]'' Deputy Prime Minister, although he did not hold the title until 1962) [[Rab Butler|RAB Butler]]. He then became a journalist, and worked on ''[[The Times]]''.
 
==Member of Parliament==