Politicians in Your Area
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MPs (alphabetical by constituency)
Sajid Javid- Conservative (Bromsgrove)
The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP has served as Chancellor of the Exchequer since July 2019. Prior to this position he was appointed as Home Secretary on 30 April 2018. He was Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government from 8 January 2018 to 29 April 2018, and Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government from July 2016 to January 2018. Before this, he was appointed as Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government in 14 July 2016. Previously he was Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills. His background is in banking, becoming the youngest Vice President in the history of Chase Manhattan Bank, before later working at Deutsche Bank.
Jesse Norman- Conservative (Hereford & Herefordshire South)
Bill Wiggin- Conservative (Herefordshire North)
Bill Wiggin has been MP for North Herefordshire since 2010. From 2010 to 2012 Bill served as a Minister in the Government Whip’s Office. His previous roles include Shadow Minister for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Shadow Secretary of State for Wales. Prior to entering politics, he worked in foreign exchange for Commerzbank. Chamber Member Special Metals Wiggin was founded by Bill’s great grandfather.
Rachel Maclean- Conservative (Redditch)
Rachel Maclean MP was appointed as MP in June 2017. Before going into politics Rachel founded a Birmingham based publishing company with her husband, specializing in IT and software content. Recently she also was co-founder of a HR software business.
Robin Walker- Conservative (Worcester)
Nigel Huddleston – Conservative (Worcestershire Mid)
Elected in May 2015 and again in June 2017 as the MP for Mid-Worcestershire, Nigel previously worked at Google as the Industry Head of Travel and as a management consultant for Andersen and Deloitte, working in Los Angles for the entertainment and travel and tourism industry. He studied Politics and Economics at Oxford University before going on to complete an MBA at UCLA.
Harriett Baldwin- Conservative (Worcestershire West)
Mark Garnier- Conservative (Wyre Forest)
MEPs (Alphabetical by political party)
Anthea McIntyre- Conservative
Philip Bradbourn- Conservative
Neena Gill- Labour
Sion Simon- Labour
Sion served as the MP for Birmingham Erdington from 2001-2010 and was the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Further Education and Creative Industries. He has also worked as a Senior Manager for Guinness PLC, at the time a FTSE top 20 company.
Bill Etheridge- UKIP
James Carver- UKIP
Jill Seymour- UKIP
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