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Salisbury (House of Commons)
Mr John Glen MP (Conservative)
Surgery: The Morrison Hall
12 Brown Street
Surgery Tel: 01722 323 050
MP Since - 2010 Majority - 5,966 Born - 1/04/1974. Married, 2 step children.
Education - St Mary's Primary, Chippenham, Wiltshire (1978-82). King Edward's Junior and Senior Schools, Bath (Head Boy 1991-92) (1982-92). Chippenham Technical College (extra A Level in Politics - 1992-93). Mansfield College Oxford University (JCR President 1995), MA Modern History (1993-96). Judge Institute Cambridge University MBA (MBA Class Representative) (2002-03).
Previous Occupation - Accounts Assistant, Fleet Support Group Chippenham (1992-93). Parliamentary Researcher for Gary Streeter MP (Parliamentary Under-Secretary Lord Chancellor's Dept) and Michael (now Lord) Bates MP, Paymaster General (1996-97). Strategy Consultant, Accenture (1997-2004) (including 8 month Secondment to be Head of Political Section, Conservative Research Department for William Hague - Oct 2000 - May 2001). Director (and Deputy Director) Conservative Research Department (2004-06). Senior Adviser to Global Head of Strategy Accenture (2006-2010).
Personal Overview - Held this safe Conservative seat in 2010 following the decision of the former member Robert Key to stand down. Has business experience in consultancy where he worked on projects at Glaxo Wellcome, BP, the Post Office as well as the oil and gas industries. Most recently managing his employers relationship with the World Economic Forum. He also has a political background working as a parliamentary researcher and holding senior roles within the Conservative Party Research Department, where he briefed the Shadow Cabinet for media appearances and later became a Director setting up the secretariat for the Policy Review that was established after David Cameron became party leader. He was also appointed to the Board of the Centre for Policy Studies by Lord Saatchi in 2009 and has an interest in policy development. Has also stated that if he had the opportunity to propose a Private Members Bill he would legislate to reform Care Homes, ensuring a minimum level of funding and investment.
Political History - Deputy Chairman East Lewisham Conservative Association (1999-2000). Parliamentary Researcher to two Government Ministers (1996-97). Head of Political Section Conservative Research Department (2000-2001). General Election candidate for Plymouth Devonport (2001). Director Conservative Research Department (2005-06). Board Member, Centre for Policy Studies (2009-). MP Salisbury (2010-). Member of the Defence Select Committee (2010-12). PPS to Rt Hon. Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (2012-).
Characteristics - Has also been a Magistrate (Horseferry Road Bench - since 2006). Has been a Patron of Mansfield College, Oxford. Former School Governor. Supports charities including Help the Heroes and the Army Benevolent Fund. Other interests include family and the Church.
Business Tel: 020 7219 3000
Interests: Defence,Foreign Affairs,Education & Training,Health
- British Council Group (Secretary)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Complex Needs and Dual Diagnosis (Member)
- Constitution, Parliament and Citizenship Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Defence and Diplomacy in the Middle East and North Africa (Secretary)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Faith and Society (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for Global Uncertainties (Chairman)
- Historic Churches (Associate Group) (Member)
- Motorcycling (Associate Group) (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy (Member)
- Parents and Families (Associate Group) (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Suicide and Self Harm Prevention (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for Malaysia (Member)
- All-Party British-Maldives Parliamentary Group (Member)
South West (European Parliament)
Earl William of Dartmouth MEP (UK Independence)
MEP Since - 2009 Born - 23/09/49. 10th Earl of Dartmouth.
Education - Eton. Christchurch College, Oxford. Harvard Business School.
Previous Occupation - Chartered Accountant, working in the United Arab Emirates (1975-77). Worked in the US for 6 years before returning to work in the UK in 1983 in finance, property and communications. Director, Hanson Transport. Chairman and Founder of Kirklees Cable.
Personal Overview - Former Conservative Peer who defected to the UK Independence party successfully gained election to the European Parliament at the 2009 elections. From a background in accountancy, he has worked in several countries, including the United Arab Emirates and US. A former Hereditary Peer, he lost his seat in the House of Lords in November 1999 in the Lords reforms of that year. Having reinvented himself as a UK Independence member he has the opportunity to use his accountancy skills to highlight any financial issues within the EU.
Political History - General Election candidate (Conservative) for Leigh (February 1974), Stockport South (October 1974). Succeeded his father to became a member of the House of Lords (1997-99). European Parliament candidate (1999). Joined the UK Independence Party (2007). Current prospective parliamentary candidate for Exeter. MEP South West Region (2009-). Member of the Committee on International Trade (2009-). Substitute member of the Foreign Affairs Committee.
Other Information - At Oxford he was elected Secretary of the Oxford Union.
Intergroups - N/a.
Business Tel: 32(0)2 28 49735
Interests: Business & Finance
- Foreign Affairs (Substitute)
- International Trade (Member)
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