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Thurrock (House of Commons)
Ms Jackie Doyle-Price MP (Conservative)
Surgery: 2 Orsett Business Centre
Surgery Tel: 01375 802029
MP Since - 2010 Majority - 92 Born - 05/08/1969. Single.
Education - Notre Dame High School, Durham University (Economics).
Previous Occupation - Public Policy/Government Relations. Policy Adviser, Financial Services Consumer Panel - organisation attempts to secure improved consumer treatment from financial institutions.
Personal Overview - Originally from Sheffield she now lives in Purfleet within her new Parliamentary constituency. Her performance in capturing, for only the second time, Thurrock from the Labour Party is reflective of the resurgence enjoyed by the Conservatives in the South East, all but wiping out Labour entirely in the South East outside London. A local campaigner for the Tories in the area she now will need to draw extensively on her skills and contacts to preserve her Westminster membership: Labour will certainly look no further than Thurrock when plotting their political recovery. She has the advantage at least of beating a very strong local Labour candidate in Carl Morris at the 2010 Election.
Political History - Long term political campaigner for the Conservatives for over 20 years, Member for Thurrock (2010-). Member of the Public Accounts Committee (2010-).
Characteristics - Collector of unusual silver jewellery. Keen reader and soap watcher. Also enjoys pop concerts and the theatre.
Business Tel: 020 7219 7171
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Eastern (European Parliament)
Mr Patrick O'Flynn MEP (UKIP)
MEP Since - 2014. Born - 19.
Education - School in Cambridge. Cambridge University (Economics). King's College, London.
Previous Occupation - Worked on the Political Desk of the Daily Express (1996). Former Political Editor, Daily Express. Chief Political Commentator, Daily Express (2006-14). UKIP Director of Communications (2014-).
Personal Overview - Entered the European Parliament from first place on the UKIP list at the 2014 elections. Originally from Cambridge, with an 18 year career background working in the Newspaper industry. He has made the move from commenting on the state of the political landscape to actually taking part in politics itself. While at the Daily Express he was involved in taking the Papers' editorial policy to a position of withdrawal from the European Union. He was also one of the first to coin the phrase 'squeezed middle' in British politics, which has since been used by politicians from all sides. He became the UKIP Director of Communications shortly before the European elections in the February of 2014. This was seen as somewhat of a coup for UKIP and bringing with it a great deal of media experience to a party which had previously been seen to sometimes lack a coherent communications strategy, particularly when individual representatives such as Godfrey Bloom went 'off message'. With his media honed skill for identifying resonant issues some commentators have even tipped him as a future party leader.
Political History - MEP Eastern Region (2014-).
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Interests: Media,Newspaper Industry
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