South East Cornwall (House of Commons)
Ms Sheryll Murray MP (Conservative)
Surgery: Windsor Place
Surgery Tel: 01579 344428
MP Since - 2010 Majority - 3,220 Born - 04/02/1956, Widowed (2011), 1 son, 1 daughter.
Education - Torpoint Comprehensive School.
Previous Occupation - Local Politician. Fisherman's representative.
Personal Overview - Successful local candidate who pushed back the Liberal Democrats in their own heartland to take her new Parliamentary constituency. Her husband Neil is a fishing trawler owner/captain and she has been involved for a long time with representing the fishing industry at national and European levels. Her children are now grown up, her son runs a marine electronics business and her daughter is an officer in the Armed Forces. She was Conservative leader on Caradon District Council for four years up til 2007, and has also former representative experience through Cornwall County Council.
Political History - Councillor, Caradon District Council (Millbrook ward), Conservative Group Leader (2003-07), Councillor, Cornwall County Council (Rame ward), Member for South East Cornwall (2010-). Member of the Environmental Audit Select Committee (2010-12). Member of the Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Select Committee (2012-).
Characteristics - Spokesman, Save Britain's Fish, Member, Fishermen's Association. Until February 2010 she was a School Governor at the same Torpoint Comprehensive she had attended as a child (nine years service in total).
Business Tel: 020 7219 3000
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Interests: Agriculture,Fishing Industry,Education & Training,Health,Rural
- Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Committee (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Angling Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Armed Forces (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for Biodiversity (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Chinese in Britain (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Cider Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Fisheries Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Maritime and Ports Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Tourism (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for Transplantation (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Faroe Islands (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Russia Group (Member)
- British-Slovenia Group (Secretary)
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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