Championing working people
 

Our team

 

Esther has championed working people since being elected on Merseyside in 2010. Through her charity, ‘If Chloe Can’, Esther provides career support, inspiration and ambition for school pupils. She has written several careers books for girls and boys which have been turned into plays by the National Youth Theatre and have been performed around the country as well as in London’s West End. She is proud to now be the MP for Tatton.

Ross is an Aberdonian born and raised. Educated at Balmedie Primary School, Bridge of Don Academy and the University of Aberdeen, Ross started out in retail and finance until in 2012 when he was elected to represent Hazlehead/Ashley/Queen’s Cross on Aberdeen City Council. He is now the MP for Aberdeen South.

Maria was born to Irish immigrant parents in London, where she grew up on a council estate with her father and brother following the death of her mother from breast cancer during her teens. Upon leaving school she became an NHS nurse, later specialising in cancer treatment and becoming a Senior Sister at the Royal Marsden NHS Hospital. She has been the MP for Lewes since 2015.

Educated at Aberdeen Grammar School and Dundee University, John was a partner in Bendles Solictors, Carlisle, before being MP for Carlisle. He has a keen interest in business and education, and organises and hosts an annual Carlisle Skills Fair attracting over 2500 jobseekers and young people and 80 businesses, organisations and training providers from the Carlisle constituency.

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Andrew was born in Burnley, Lancashire, and now, as MP for Northampton South, he champions better education for all and access to apprenticeships. He attended a grammar school in Derbyshire before studying History at Newcastle University. He is the only person in Britain to have served as an MP, an MEP and a Council Leader.

 

Born in Ripley, Derbyshire, Ben initially went to Bath University to study Sports Science. After deciding that the course wasn't right for him, he dropped out and worked as a landscape gardener and an Administrator. elected in 2015 as the MP for Mansfield, Ben quickly re-launched the ‘Young Conservatives’ organisation, the national youth wing of the Conservative Party.

Born in Wadebridge, Scott went to school in the town and has worked and lived in North Cornwall - where he is the MP - all of his life. Working as a postman for nearly 20 years, Scott entered politics through joining the Wadebridge Conservative Club. He campaigns for affordable housing, apprenticeships and North Cornwall's essential industries - Fishing, Farming and Tourism.

Lee comes from a mining family with a long history in the North East Derbyshire area, where he is an MP.  Both of his grandfathers were miners and his great aunt used to run the post office in Renishaw. His campaigns focus on protecting green fields from bad housebuilding and supporting residents in making their towns and villages better.

With missionary parents, Derek grew up in West Cornwall and qualified as a Cornish Mason. He spent three years studying in South London before taking up a career in the voluntary sector working with vulnerable people for over 17 years after working within the Construction Industry. He was elected as MP for St Ives and the Isles of Scilly in 2015.

Clark comes from a working class Cumbrian family, his father was a factory worker and trade unionist and his mother a shop assistant. Clark founded Blue Collar Conservatism in 2012 to champion those most let down by Labour and make the case that only Conservatives can genuinely champion the interests of working people.  Clark stood in Workington in 2017, where despite a 12% increase in Conservative vote share he saw the party’s national message fail to cut through.

Born in Birmingham as a son of a bus driver, Eddie went to school in north Birmingham before studying Civil Engineering at the University of Glamorgan. Eddie was elected MP for Walsall North in 2017. His campaign priorities are crime and anti-social behaviour.

Raised with seven siblings by two working parents, Johnny achieved ‘average’ results at school and spent more time on the sports field than in the classroom. Employment - not university - was the way forward in such a large family, so he left to work as an intern in the financial sector of the City of London before graduating from Sandhurst in 2002. He became MP for Plymouth Moor View in 2015.

Raised on a dairy farm in East Devon, Gary was a partner in a large local law firm and served on the Plymouth City Council for six years, two of them as chairman of housing, before becoming an MP in 1992. He campaigns for fairer education funding and for improved rail connectivity in South West Devon, where he is the MP.


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