Michael was born in October 1967 and was brought up in Northampton.Educated in the County Michael achieved an Upper Second Class degree in Law in 1993, including a First in Public (Constitutional) Law and won the Aylesbury Vale District Council Chairman’s Prize for the best performance in Public Law that year. He was also a student editor of the Denning Law Journal. He completed a semester at the University of William and Mary, Marshall-Whyth School of Law in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1992.
Andrea Leadsom [pronounced ‘led-som’] is the Conservative MP for South Northamptonshire. She entered Parliament in 2010, winning the new seat with a 20,000 majority. Andrea was elected to, and serves on, the Treasury Select Committee. She is Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Sure Start and is also Co-Chair of the APPG for European Reform. She co-founded and champions the Fresh Start Project in Parliament, working towards establishing a new relationship for Britain within the EU.