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Orpington (House of Commons)
Mr Joseph Johnson MP (Conservative)
Orpington Conservative Association
6 Sevenoaks Road
23 August 5.30 - 6.30pm
6 September 5.30 - 6.30pm
20 September 5.30 - 6.30pm
4 October 5.30 - 6.30pm
18 October 5.30 - 6.30pm
1 November 5.30 - 6.30pm
22 November 5.30 - 6.30pm
6 December 5.30 - 6.30pm
20 December 5.30 - 6.30pm
Biggin Hill Memorial
Library & Pool Church Road
Biggin Hill TN16 3LB
6 September 4 - 5pm
22 November 4 - 5pm
Croft Tea Room
263 High Street
St Mary Cray BR5 4AR
20 September 4 - 5pm
6 December 4 - 5pm
Towncourt Room, War Memorial Hall
200 Petts Wood Road
Petts Wood BR5 1LA
23 August 4 - 5pm
1 November 4 - 5pm
9 Augustus Lane
4 October 4 - 5pm
20 December 4 - 5pm
415 Crofton Road
Locksbottom, Kent BR6 8NL
18 October 4 - 5pm
Surgery Tel: 01689 820 347
MP Since - 2010 Majority - 17,200 Born - 1971. Married, 1 son, 1 daughter.
Education - European School, Uccle (Belgium). The Hall School in Hampstead, London. Ashdown House School, East Sussex. Eton College. Balliol College, Oxford (Modern History) (won the Hollway Scholarship). Institut dEtudes Européennes at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Licence spéciale with distinction (1995), was also a Wiener-Anspach Fellow. INSEAD, MBA (2000).
Previous Occupation - Former investment banker at Deutsche Bank. Financial Times (1997-2010). Paris correspondent (2001-2004), South Asia bureau chief in New Delhi (2005-2008). Associate Editor of the Financial Times.
Personal Overview - Was elected for the first time to the safe seat of Orpington for the Conservatives at the 2010 General Election. The second member of the Johnson family to enter the House of Commons, his older brother is former MP and London Mayor Boris Johnson and father former MEP Stanley Johnson. Has considerable journalistic experience, spending 12 years at the Financial Times where as well as rising to the rank of Associate Editor he also was the editor of its influential Lex Column (a daily business and financial column). He also has experience of the media, appearing on both the television and radio, particularly covering business and financial issues. He was appointed to be the head of David Cameron's Policy Unit in April 2013, heading up a team of Special Advisors and senior Civil Servants at 10 Downing Street. Some observers likened the structure of the Policy Unit to the political setup at the time of Margaret Thatcher's premiership.
Political History - MP Orpington (2010-). Member of the Public Accounts Select Committee (2010-12). Assistant Government Whip (2012-). Head of the Prime Minister's Policy Unit (2013-). Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Cabinet Office (2013-).
Characteristics - He was named Foreign print Journalist of the Year in India's leading media awards (April 2009). Has also received awards from the Foreign Press Association, Amnesty International and the Society of Publishers in Asia. Is a fluent French speaker. Is an Author of several books including co-author of the 'Man who Tried to Buy the World: Jean-Marie Messier and the Rise and Fall of Vivendi Universal' (2003). Has been Governor of Hawley School, Camden.
Business Tel: 020 7219 3000
Interests: Business & Finance,Health
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Rebalancing the British Economy (Chairman)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Security and Non-Proliferation (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Tennis Group (Member)
- Indo-British Group (Chairman)
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: Small Business,Business & Finance,Local Government
- Environment, Public Health & Food Safety (Member)
- Women's Rights & Gender Equality (Member)
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