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Bromsgrove (House of Commons)
Rt Hon. Sajid Javid MP (Conservative)
Surgery: 18 High Street
Surgery Tel: 020 7219 7027
MP Since - 2010 Majority - 11,308 Born - 05/12/1969. Married (Laura), 4 children.
Education - State schools, Exeter University (Economics and Politics).
Previous Occupation - Business/Finance - emerging market finance. Worked for Deutsche Bank. Youngest Vice-President in the history of Chase Manhattan Bank.
Personal Overview - From relatively humble origins, his father worked as a bus driver, the new Commons recruit has achieved a great deal in his former career in business. His main focus was on raising investment funds for initiatives. He took over the seat from fellow Tory Julie Kirkbride who had been hoping for a post in Government but due to her complicity in the Expenses Scandal had to settle for retirement from front-line politics. Given his substantial business experience and media capabilities it would be unusual if the Whips weren't paying him particular attention in terms of potential future promotion. This was duly achieved at the September 2012 reshuffle when he joined the Government at the Treasury, becoming Financial Secretary to the Treasury at the October 2013 reshuffle. Achieved significant promotion into the Cabinet in April 2014 following the resignation of Culture Secretary Maria Miller.
Political History - Member for Bromsgrove (2010-). Member of the Work & Pensions Select Committee (2010). Member of the Public Accounts Committee (2012-13). PPS to John Hayes as Minister of State (Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning) (2010-12). PPS to Rt Hon George Osborne as Chancellor of the Exchequer (2011-12). Economic Secretary to the Treasury (2012-13). Financial Secretary to the Treasury (2013-14). Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (2014-).
Characteristics - Trustee, Westminster Children's Society, London. Has been a Governor of Normand Croft Community School. Likes chocolate. Fitness enthusiast - gym, running and hiking. Played cricket during his childhood but nowadays more limited to spectating. His brother is a senior police officer with West Midlands Police.
Business Tel: 020 7219 3000
Interests: Overseas Development,Family Issues,Health
- Group against Antisemitism (Member)
- Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning 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-). Member of the Delegation for relations with South Africa (2014-). Former member of the Civil Liberties, Justice & Home Affairs Committee. Member of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (2014-). Substitute member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (2014-). 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)
- Employment & Social Affairs (Member)
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