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Jane Elisabeth Brophy (born 27 August 1963) is a British politician who has served as a Liberal Democrats Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the North West England since 2019.[1] She currently sits as a full member on the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs and the Delegation for relations with the Federative Republic of Brazil.[2] Brophy also sits as a substitute member on the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and Delegation for relations with Afghanistan.[3]


Jane Brophy

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Brophy in 2016
Member of the European Parliament
for North West England
Assumed office
2 July 2019
Preceded bySajjad Karim
Personal details
Born (1963-08-27) 27 August 1963 (age 56)
Manchester, United Kingdom
NationalityBritish
Political partyLiberal Democrat
Spouse(s)John Brophy
Children3
ResidenceTimperley, Greater Manchester
Alma materUniversity of Leeds
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionDietician
Websitewww.janebrophy.com
Other elected offices
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Councillor
for Timperley
Assumed office
1 May 2008
Preceded byKen Bullman
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Councillor
for Village
In office
1 May 2003 – 4 May 2007
Preceded byB. Ackroyd
Succeeded byHelen Bowker

She is a councillor and Liberal Democrat Group Leader on Trafford Council and was the Liberal Democrat candidate in the 2017 Greater Manchester mayoral election, coming third with 6% of the vote.[4][5][6] She is a member of the executive of Green Liberal Democrats.[7] She stood as a Liberal Democrat in parliamentary elections for Altrincham and Sale West in 2010, 2015 and 2017, and a by-election in Oldham West and Royton in 2015.

Brophy is a dietician who specialises in the management of diabetes, and she has worked for the National Health Service (NHS). She is a member of the British Dietetic Association board. She has a degree in biochemistry.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The UK's European elections 2019". BBC News. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Home | Jane BROPHY | MEPs | European Parliament". www.europarl.europa.eu. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Home | Jane BROPHY | MEPs | European Parliament". www.europarl.europa.eu. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Councillor details - Councillor Jane Brophy". democratic.trafford.gov.uk. 12 August 2019. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  5. ^ Pidd, Helen (5 May 2017). "Andy Burnham elected mayor of Greater Manchester". The Guardian. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  6. ^ Fitzgerald, Todd (16 September 2016). "Liberal Democrats select their Greater Manchester mayoral candidate". Manchester Evening News. Trinity Mirror. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Jane Brophy Green Liberal Democrat Executive". Green Liberal Democrats. 6 June 2019. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Jane Brophy Liberal Democrat MEP for the North West". Liberal Democrats. 6 June 2019. Retrieved 6 June 2019.

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