MEPs

Emma McClarkin MEP

Emma was born and brought up in Stroud, Gloucestershire and was educated at her local grammar school, Stroud Girls High School. Emma graduated from Bournemouth University with a degree in Law and went on to work as a Legal Clerk in a law firm.Prior to being elected to the European Parliament in 2009, Emma was working for the Rugby Football Union as their Government Relations Executive combining her passion for politics and rugby.

Rupert Matthews MEP

Rupert Matthews became MEP for the East Midlands in July 2017 following many years of campaigning on behalf of local people across the East Midlands.