Christopher was born in Britain in 1947. He was educated at Marlborough College, University of St Andrews and Inns of Courtlaw School. He and his wife, Christine, have two children: Antonia and Philip. He was called to the Bar in 1972.Christopher was elected to Wandsworth Council in 1974 and was Leader of the Council from 1979 until 1983. Christopher has served as a member of the Inner London Education Authority, a member of the Association of Metropolitan Authorities, and a member of the London Boroughs Association.
The Christchurch & East Dorset Conservative Association is a modern forward-looking Association of like-minded people from all walks of life rich, poor, young or old with a common belief that Conservatives are the right people to run our Country. We have an excellent Member of Parliament, Sir Christopher Chope OBE, who has been the elected Member of Parliament for Christchurch since May 1997.