Camborne and Redruth (House of Commons)
Mr George Eustice MP (Conservative)
Surgery: 1 Trevenson Street
Surgery Tel: 01209 713355
MP Since - 2010 Majority - 66 Born - 28/09/1971, in a relationship (Katy).
Education - Truro Cathedral School, Truro School, Cornwall College (Camborne).
Previous Occupation - Political Adviser/Campaigner. Farmer.
Personal Overview - Possesses a strong Cornish heritage in a peninsula which is often rather parochial compared to much of modern Britain. At the 2005 General Election he was Head of Press to Michael Howard as Leader of the Opposition, a move back towards the mainstream of Westminster politics having been a former member of UKIP (he stood for UKIP in the 1999 European Parliamentary elections for the South West region). Following the 2005 General Election he moved onto David Cameron's leadership campaign team acting as his Press Secretary from 2005-2007. His family are long-term Cornish residents, his ancestors have been traced back 400 years and at the family farm at Gwinear (between Camborne and Penzeance near the A30) for around 150 years. There is a educational element to the farming concern with around 3,000 children visiting the farm each year to learn about farms and farming. Production is mixed, there is a sizeable fruit farming concern at Trevaskis (selling principally to the major supermarket chains) and also a cattle and pig rearing element including a herd of rare Cornish pigs (Lop pigs).
Political History - (UKIP member) European Parliamentary Candidate (1999), Campaign Director, anti-euro 'No Campaign', Conservative - Head of Press to Michael Howard (2004-05), David Cameron (2005-07), Member for Camborne and Redruth (2010-). Member of the Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Select Committee (2010-).
Characteristics - A keen athlete in previous years he was a member of a Cornwall Athletic Club and he still runs regularly to keep fit.
Business Tel: 020 7219 7032
Interests: Agriculture,European Issues,Media,Health
- Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Committee (Member)
- Animal Welfare (Associate Group) (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for Biodiversity (Vice Chairman)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dyslexia and Specific Learning Difficulties (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for European Reform (Vice Chairman)
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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