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Bexleyheath and Crayford (House of Commons)
Mr David Evennett MP (Conservative)
Surgery Tel: 020 7219 8403
MP Since - 2005 Majority - 10,344 Born - 03/06/1949, Married (Marilyn), 2 sons.
Education - Buckhurst Hill County High School, London School of Economics.
Previous Occupation - Teacher. Company Director. Insurance Broker. Politician. Lecturer.
Personal Overview - Experienced returnee to the House of Commons for the redrawn seat he used to represent during the Conservative Governments of Thatcher and Major. He tends to the right within the Conservative Party, having been John Redwood's PPS for the mid 1990s. His political interests centre around the economy, education, employment and transport. During his previous Commons tenure he served as Vice Chairman of the Commons All Party Motor Club. On his reentry into the Commons, his experience was harnessed by the party by becoming a Whip, latterly becoming a Shadow Minister. However, he was not able to immediately translate this into a Government role. By the 2012 reshuffle he had become a Government Whip.
Political History - Councillor, Redbridge LBC (1974-78), Parliamentary Candidate, Hackney South and Shoreditch (1979), Bexleyheath & Crayford (2001), Member for Erith & Crayford (1983-97), for Bexleyheath & Crayford (2005-), Member, Education, Science and Arts Select Committee (1986-92), PPS to Baroness Blatch & David Maclean as Ministers of State for Home Office, (1995-96), to Rt. Hon. John Redwood MP, Welsh Secretary (1993-95). PPS to Gillian Shephard as Secretary of State for Education & Employment (1996-97). Member of the Education & Skills Select Committee (2005-06). Member of the Selection Committee (2010-). Opposition Whip (2005-09). Shadow Minister for Innovation, Universities and Skills (2009-10). PPS to Rt Hon Michael Gove as Secretary of State for Education (2010-12). Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury) (2012-).
Characteristics - Active member of St Paulinus Church, Crayford. Friend of the Greenwich & Bexley Hospice. Governor, Townley Road Grammar School for Girls, St Paulinus CoE Primary School. Leisure pursuits include cinema, music, travel and the National Trust. Member of Lloyds.
Business Tel: 0207 219 8403
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Interests: Transport,General Economy,Education & Training,Health,Motor Industry,Employment
- Selection Committee (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Carers (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Crossrail Group (Member)
- Flags and Heraldry Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Management (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for Parkinson's Disease (Member)
- Philately (Associate Group) (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on the River Thames (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (Member)
- Skills and Employment (Associate Group) (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for Australia and New Zealand (Vice Chairman)
- Austria Group (Member)
- British-Liechtenstein Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Mauritius Group (Secretary)
- British-Montserrat Group (Member)
- UK-Singapore Group (Member)
- British-South Pacific Group (Member)
- Turks and Caicos Islands Group (Member)
Bexley and Bromley (Greater London Authority)
Mr James Cleverly AM (Conservative)
GLA Member Since - 2008 Majority - 47,768 Born - 1969. Married, 2 sons.
Education - Colfe's School for Boys, London. Thames Valley University (Business Degree).
Previous Occupation - First National Bank PLC - New Business Executive (1994-95). Dominion Press Ltd - Sales Executive (1995-96). VNU Business Publications Ltd - Sales Development Manager (1996-2002). Informa Professional - International Advertising Manager (2002-03). British Army - mobilized in support of Operation Telic (2004). Crimson Business - Group Advertising Manager (2005-06). Caspian Publishing - Online Commercial Manager (2006-07). Point & Fire Media Ltd - Commercial Director and owner (2007-). Officer in the Territorial Army, rising to the rank of Major. Commanded the 266 (para) Battery Royal Artillery (Volunteers) until 2005.
Personal Overview - Achieved election to the London Assembly after serving his time as a party candidate in both local and national elections. Has a career background working in the publishing sector, having worked with a number of business organisations including the CBI to produce magazines, events and websites to help growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Entered politics relatively recently, joining the Conservative Party in 2000. His political interests include home affairs and community cohesion.
Political History - Candidate for Lewisham Council (2002). Conservative General Election candidate for Lewisham East in 2005. Candidate for Elected Mayor of Lewisham (2006). GLA Member Bexley & Bromley (2008-). Member of the Metropolitan Police Authority (2008-), member of the Transport Committee (2008-11), member of the Budget and Performance Committee (2008-09), member of the Environment Committee (2008-), member of the Health and Public Services Committee (2008), Chairman (2008-11). Chairman of the Waste and Recycling Board (2010-). Member of the Business Management and Administration Committee (2011-). Member of the Planning and Housing Committee (2011-). Member of the Time for Action Panel (2011-). Member of the Police and Crime Committee (2011-).
Other Information - Joined the Territorial Army in 1989, an officer since 1991. Member of the Bow Group and donor to the CSJ. He completed the 2001 London Marathon and has both played and coached Rugby. Has an interest in the Triathlon.
All Party Groups - N/a.
Business Tel: 020 7983 6571
Interests: Community Cohesion,Defence,Publishing,Home Affairs
- Time for Action Panel (Member)
- Environment Committee (Member)
- Planning and Housing Committee (Member)
- Business Management and Administration Committee (Member)
London (European Parliament)
Ms Marina Yannakoudakis MEP (Conservative)
MEP Since - 2009 Born - 16/04/1956. Married, 3 children.
Education - Brunel University, BSC in Government, Politics and Modern History. Open University, MA in Education.
Previous Occupation - Financial Director of a family business (pan-European).
Personal Overview - Elected to the European Parliament from third place on the London Conservative Party list. Has been involved running a small business for over 23 years with experience negotiating in in Europe on behalf of her UK clients. She has campaigned to reduce regulation on business, reducing EU waste and fraud and on the sensible managing of migration. She also has experience raising funds for charity, as a former Chair of the Mayor of Barnet's Charity Appeal 2005/06 raising money for the mental health charity MIND.
Political History - Councillor, London Borough of Barnet. Has been Deputy Chairman of Chipping Barnet Conservative Association. MEP London Region (2009-). Membe rof the Delegation to the EU-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Joint Parliamentary Committee (2009-). Substitute member of the Delegation for relations with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo (2009-). Member of the Women's Rights and Gender Equality Committee (2009-). Member of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (2009-).
Other Information - School Governor. She was a Chairman of the Federation of Conservative Students at Brunel University and Chairperson for Communications on it's Student Union Executive. In her spare time she plays the saxophone and produces her own sculptures which she donates to charity.
Intergroups - N/a.
Interests: Business & Finance,Small Business,Local Government
- Environment, Public Health & Food Safety (Member)
- Women's Rights & Gender Equality (Member)
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