People

Richard Ashworth MEP

I was first elected as a Member of the European Parliament for the South East of England in June 2004 and was reelected in June 2009. I sit in a 26 strong Conservative delegation in Brussels and we are fortunate to have a wealth of experienced MEPs, many of whom were elected for the third time at the last European Election. You will find on my site a snap-shot of my work so far with some general information about the EU and how it affects your lives.Richard is the Leader of the UK Conservative Party delegation to the European Parliament.

The Rt Hon John Redwood MP

John Redwood won a free place at  Kent College, Canterbury, and  graduated from Magdalen College Oxford. He is a Distinguished fellow of  All Souls, Oxford.

Nirj Deva MEP

It is an honour to serve as one of the ten elected Members of the European Parliament for the beautiful South East of England region.I was first elected to the European Parliament in 1999 and was re-elected in 2004 and 2009.  Prior to this, I was as a Member of the British Parliament and served as Parliamentary Private Secretary in the Scottish Office as a member of the Select Committees on the Parliamentary Ombudsman (1993-1997) and Education (1994-1996).  My full, extended biography can be found here.