Andrew Lewer MP

Andrew Lewer MBE is the Member of Parliament for Northampton South and has been an active member of the Conservative Party since university. He has a strong track record of political service at local, regional, national and European level.

Representing the East Midlands, Andrew secured his seat on the European Parliament in the 2014 elections. He is a member of the European Conservatives and Reformist (ECR) Group and - unusually - has the Co-ordinator roles for both the EU Culture and Education and the Regional Development Committees.

In addition, he is Chairman of the ECR and European Parliament Policy Group on Subsidiarity and Localism. He is a member of the Parliament's Science and Technology Panel  (STOA) and Vice-President of the ECR's think tank "New Direction".

Andrew is a Governor of the University of Derby, a Vice-President of the Local Government Association and a Director of the Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust. He received his MBE in 2014 for his services as Leader of Derbyshire County Council from 2009 to 2013 and as Deputy Chairman of the Local Government Association from 2011 to 2014.

He is married to Gabriela and has a son Philip.

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Michael Ellis MP

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 MP

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.