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Jeremy Wright

Politician from United Kingdom

Jeremy Paul Wright (born 24 October 1972) is a British Conservative Party politician, and current Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Kenilworth and Southam in Warwickshire. From 2005 to 2010 he was MP for Rugby and Kenilworth, which was abolished in boundary changes for the 2010 general election. He was first elected at the 2005 general election, when he won the seat of Rugby and Kenilworth from Andy King, the Labour MP since 1997. At the 2010 election he retained the new Kenilworth and Southam constituency with an increased majority of 12,552. Wright was born in Taunton, Somerset. His parents were both teachers and he has one brother who is a Commander in the Royal Navy. Educated at Taunton School, Trinity School New York City, Exeter University and the Inns of Court School of Law, Jeremy was called to the Bar in 1996 and specialised in Criminal Law, both prosecution and defence, in the West Midlands until his election to Parliament. Wright was elected to Parliament in May 2005 to represent the constituency of Rugby & Kenilworth. In July 2007 he was appointed as an Opposition Whip and is now a government whip. He holds the office of Lord Commissioner of the  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1972-10-24
Place of birth
Taunton
Nationality
United Kingdom
Spouse(s)
Yvonne Salter

Political career

Party From To
Conservative Party

Education

Institution From To
University of Exeter

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