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South Staffordshire (House of Commons)
Mr Gavin Williamson MP (Conservative)
Surgery: Jubilee House
59 Wolverhampton Road
Surgery Tel: 01902 701479
MP Since - 2010 Majority - 16,590 Born - 1976, Married (Joanne), 2 daughters (Annabel and Grace).
Education - State educated.
Previous Occupation - Businessman, former Chief Executive/Managing Director, Aynsley China Ltd, NPS Group (Architects based in Wigan).
Personal Overview - Decent links with the Staffordshire area, in particular his association with the celebrated Stoke pottery company Aynsley China, were useful in securing Conservative candidacy for their heartland seat of South Staffordshire. Bordered by Stafford to the north, Wolverhampton to the South and Shropshire to the west it comprises some of the richest agricultural land in the County. As such he will need to develop a significant knowledge of the all important local agricultural sector. Dependant on sound behaviour his Parliamentary tenure is now assured allowing him the time to develop his Westminster career undisturbed. Judging from performance to date he is a banker for future frontbench preferment. Was made a PPS in October 2011 after several PPS's had resigned following a rebellion on a vote on an EU referendum.
Political History - County Councillor, North Yorkshire County Council (2001-05), Parliamentary Candidate, Blackpool North & Fleetwood (2005), Former Deputy Chairman, Staffordshire Area Conservatives, Former Chairman, Stoke on Trent Conservative Association. Member for South Staffordshire (2010-). Member of the Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee (2010-11). PPS to Hugo Swire, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (2011-12). PPS to Rt Hon. Patrick McLoughlin, Secretary of State for Transport (2012-13). Parliamentary Private Secretary to to Rt. Hon. David Cameron as Prime Minister (2013-).
Characteristics - Charitable Trustee, Citizens Advice Bureau. School Governor.
Business Tel: 020 7219 3000
Interests: Small Business,UK Economy,General Economy,Architecture,Health
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Arch Cru Investment Scheme (Member)
- Design and Innovation Group (Associate Group) (Chairman)
- Energy Intensive Industries Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Learning Outside the Classroom (Member)
- Manufacturing Group (Associate Group) (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Motor Neurone Disease (Chairman)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Private Equity and Venture Capital (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Waterways (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary China Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Great Lakes Region of Africa and Genocide Prevention (Member)
- All-Party Britain-Republic of Korea Parliamentary Group (Member)
West Midlands (European Parliament)
Ms Anthea McIntyre MEP (Conservative)
MEP Since - 2009 Born - 29/06/1954 Married (to Frank Myers MBE).
Education - Queens College.
Previous Occupation - Joined MCP Systems consultants as a trainee (1985). Partner in MCP Consultants (1991-), an independent consultancy specialising in business intelligence systems. Partner in Wythall Estate, a family small-holding enterprise.
Personal Overview - An experienced political campaigner who entered the European Parliament in December 2011 after an additional UK seat had been created following the Lisbon Treaty. She had previously stood for election to the European Parliament in 2009 She has a successful business background and has managed large international projects for large companies such as IBM, 3M and GEC in the UK and Europe. Was notable as being the youngest County Councillor in England in 1977 when elected to Hereford and Worcester County Council. She has also been an Ambassador for the Federation of Small Business Real Life Entrepreneur Campaign and is a former FSB County Secretary.
Political History - Councillor, Hereford and Worcester County Council (1977-85). Regional Chairman of the 1999 European Election campaign. General Election Candidate for Warley West (1983), Redditch (1997), Shrewsbury and Atcham (2001). MEP West Midlands Region (2011-). Conservative Employment Spokesman (2012-).
Other Information - Won the European Woman of Achievement Award for Business. Has been Chair of the Herefordshire Conservative Business Forum She is a Sunday School Teacher. Her family have lived in Wythall in Herefordshire since 1520. She has an interest in wildlife photography.
Intergroups - N/a.
Business Tel: +32 (0)2 28 45106
Interests: Agriculture,Business & Finance
- Agriculture & Rural Development (Substitute)
- Civil Liberties, Justice & Home Affairs (Member)
- Employment & Social Affairs (Substitute)
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