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Jeremy Mark Quin (born 24 September 1968) is a Conservative politician in the United Kingdom. He was first elected as the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Horsham in the 2015 general election.[1]

Jeremy Quin
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Comptroller of the Household
Assumed office
28 July 2019
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded byMark Spencer
Lord Commissioner of the Treasury
In office
5 November 2018 – 28 July 2019
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byNigel Adams
Succeeded byMichelle Donelan
Member of Parliament
for Horsham
In office
8 May 2015 – 6 November 2019
Preceded byFrancis Maude
Succeeded byElection in progress
Majority23,484 (37.9%)
Personal details
Born (1968-09-24) 24 September 1968 (age 51)
Aylesbury, England
Political partyConservative
Alma materHertford College, Oxford
Websitewww.jeremyquin.com

Early lifeEdit

Quin was educated at St Albans School, Hertfordshire and Hertford College, Oxford.[2]

Quin first stood as a Conservative candidate in Meirionnydd Nant Conwy at the 1997 general election, gaining 3,922 (16%) of the votes cast, coming third behind the Labour and Plaid Cymru candidates. He was shortlisted as a potential Conservative Party candidate in South Suffolk, Bexhill and Battle and Fareham at different elections.[3] From 2010 to 2013, he served as the Chairman of Buckingham Conservative Association.[4]

Parliamentary careerEdit

Quin was chosen as the Conservative Party's candidate in Horsham in the 2015 general election on 12 March 2015, following the announcement that the incumbent Conservative MP, Francis Maude, would be stepping down at the general election.[3]

In July 2015, he was elected as a member of the Work and Pensions Select Committee, and held this position until October 2016. Quin also served on the Regulatory Reform Select Committee between October 2015 and November 2018,[5] and is a current member of the Selection Committee.[6] Under Theresa May, Quin was appointed a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury.[5] On 28 July 2019, Quin became Comptroller of the Household in the Johnson ministry.[7]

Quin has a consistent history of voting against UK membership of the EU.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Horsham Parliamentary constituency". BBC News. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  2. ^ ‘QUIN, Jeremy Mark’, Who's Who 2016, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2016
  3. ^ a b Powling, Joshua (12 March 2015). "Horsham Conservatives pick Jeremy Quin as General Election candidate". WS County Times. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  4. ^ "About Jeremy". Jeremy Quin. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Jeremy Quin MP". UK Parliament. Retrieved 26 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Selection Committee (Commons)". UK Parliament. Retrieved 26 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Jeremy Quin MP - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Voting record - Jeremy Quin MP, Horsham". TheyWorkForYou.

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