Jeremy Quin

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Jeremy Quin
MP
Member of Parliament
for Horsham
Assumed office
7 May 2015
Preceded by Francis Maude
Majority 23,484 (37.9%)
Personal details
Born (1968-09-24) 24 September 1968 (age 49)
Aylesbury, England
Political party Conservative
Alma mater Hertford College, Oxford
Website www.jeremyquin.com

Jeremy Mark Quin (born 24 September 1968) is a Conservative politician in the United Kingdom. He was first elected as the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Horsham in the 2015 general election.[1]

Early life

Quin was educated at St Albans School, Hertfordshire and Hertford College, Oxford.[2]

Quin first stood as a Conservative candidate in Meirionnydd Nant Conwy at the 1997 general election, gaining 3,922 (16%) of the votes cast, coming third behind the Labour and Plaid Cymru candidates. He was shortlisted as a potential Conservative Party candidate in South Suffolk, Bexhill and Battle and Fareham at different elections.[3] From 2010 to 2013, he served as the Chairman of Buckingham Conservative Association.[4]

Parliamentary career

Quin was chosen as the Conservative Party's candidate in Horsham in the 2015 general election on 12 March 2015, following the announcement that the incumbent Conservative MP, Francis Maude, would be stepping down at the general election.[3]

In July 2015, he was elected as a member of the Work and Pensions Select Committee.[5]

Jeremy Quin has a consistent history of voting against UK membership of the EU and against the rights of EU nationals living in the UK.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Horsham Parliamentary constituency". BBC News. Retrieved 7 May 2015. 
  2. ^ ‘QUIN, Jeremy Mark’, Who's Who 2016, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2016
  3. ^ a b Powling, Joshua (12 March 2015). "Horsham Conservatives pick Jeremy Quin as General Election candidate". WS County Times. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "About Jeremy". Jeremy Quin. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "Work and Pensions Committee - membership". UK Parliament. Retrieved 26 September 2015. 
  6. ^ "Voting record - Jeremy Quin MP, Horsham". TheyWorkForYou. 

External links

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Francis Maude
Member of Parliament for Horsham
2015–present
Incumbent
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