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Hereford and South Herefordshire (House of Commons)
Mr Jesse Norman MP (Conservative)
Surgery: Suite 3
Surgery Tel: 01981 541085
MP Since - 2010 Majority - 2,481 Born - 1963, Married (Kate), 3 children.
Education - Oxford University. University College, London (MPhil, PhD).
Previous Occupation - Executive Director, Policy Exchange think tank. Director, Barclays Bank. Lecturer, University College, London.
Personal Overview - Gifted academic and author who has already contributed significantly to the national political discourse considerably through a range of well-received publications and articles. He is also a regular television and radio panelist/political commentator having appeared on BBC News 24, Sky News, and Radio 4's Start the Week, Westminster Hour, Analysis and Any Questions? programmes. Given such a pedigree it would be most surprising if he were not to forge a considerable Parliamentary career - external expectations of him would be eventually for a Cabinet seat rather than junior ministerial status. He is one of the tallest MPs being a mere 6 foot 5 inches.
Political History - Political Adviser to Shadow Work & Pensions Team, George Osbourne MP as Shadow Chancellor, and to Boris Johnson as London Mayor, Chairman, Conservative Co-operative Movement, Member for Hereford and South Herefordshire (2010-). Member of the Treasury Select Committee (2010-). Member of the Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills (2010-).
Characteristics - Author of several works - The Achievement of Michael Oakeshott, Breaking the Habits of a Lifetime, and After Euclid. He also authored Compassionate Conservatism which is often seen as being part of the present Cameronian mainstream policy agenda for the Conservative Party (The Sunday Times described it as the 'handbook to Cameronism'). Its successor Compassionate Economics was hailed by Daniel Hannan MEP as being 'the most intelligent political tract of 2009, and the best analysis of the credit crunch.' Trustee, Kindle Centre (South Wye), and of the Friends of St Marys (Ross-on-Wye). Board member, Hay Festival. Director of The Roundhouse, urban regeneration project for young people in London. Holds an honorary research fellowship in Philosophy from London University.
Business Tel: 020 7219 3000
- Consolidation Bills: Joint Committee (Member)
- Treasury Committee (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Cider Group (Treasurer)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Credit Unions (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Employee Ownership (Chairman)
- Energy Intensive Industries Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on National Citizen Service and Volunteering (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: Business & Finance,Agriculture
- Agriculture & Rural Development (Substitute)
- Civil Liberties, Justice & Home Affairs (Member)
- Employment & Social Affairs (Substitute)
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