People

James Morris MP

Member of Parliament for Halesowen and Rowley Regis

Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party

Halesowen and Rowley Regis is at the heart of the Black Country and a great place to live and work. Before entering politics, I ran my own business. That gives me the real life experience to understand what it’s like for hardworking people in our area.

Wendy Morton MP

Member of Parliament for Aldridge-Brownhills

Government Whip

Wendy lives in the local area but was brought up in North Yorkshire. The daughter of a farmer, she went to the local primary and comprehensive school and later gained a Masters Degree (MBA) with the Open University. Her career began as an Executive Officer in HM Diplomatic Service at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London, before working in the business sector, in sales and marketing.

Jesse Norman MP

Member of Parliament for Hereford and South Herefordshire

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department for Transport

Jesse Norman was elected as MP for Hereford and South Herefordshire in the 2010 General Election. He has been married to Kate since 1992, has three children and lives in Hereford City.

Owen Paterson MP

Member of Parliament for North Shropshire

Owen was born in Whitchurch, Shropshire. He read History at Cambridge University, before joining his family leather business, becoming Managing Director in 1994. He speaks French and German. He travelled all over the world, becoming President of COTANCE, the European Tanners’ Confederation. It was this experience which drives his political beliefs. 

Mark Pawsey MP

Member of Parliament for Rugby

Mark has lived almost all of his life in Rugby and is the eldest of six brothers. He grew up in Binley Woods and attended the local primary school before going to Lawrence Sheriff School in Rugby. He obtained a degree in Estate Management at Reading University. In 1982 Mark started his own business with his brother, which he sold in 2008.

Christopher Pincher MP

Member of Parliament for Tamworth

Government Whip

Christopher was born in Walsall and grew up in Wombourne near Wolverhampton. He studied history at the London School of Economics before joining a major IT consultancy firm in 1993. He was elected to parliament in May 2010 with a swing of over 9.5%. Born and bred in Staffordshire, and a Midlander through and through.

Mark Pritchard MP

Member of Parliament for The Wrekin

Mark grew up, for a large part of his childhood, in the neighbouring County of Herefordshire. He now has a home in The Wrekin constituency - and has lived and worked in the Parliamentary seat since 2002. Mark was educated in Hereford, Surrey, and London (LGU). Before entering Parliament, Mark was a Company Director of a marketing communications company, advising a wide range of blue-chip companies in the United Kingdom and in Europe.

Dame Caroline Spelman MP

Member of Parliament for Meriden

Second Church Estates Commissioner

Born in 1958, she was educated at Herts and Essex Grammar School before reading European Studies at Queen Mary College, University of London. Caroline is fluent in French and German and worked for the sugar beet industry for fifteen years before entering politics.

Craig Tracey MP

Member of Parliament for North Warwickshire

Craig Tracey was born in Durham and attended the city’s Framwellgate Moor Comprehensive School. His family come from a mining background in the North East. Craig started his own Insurance Brokerage business which he ran for 20 years before being elected as member of Parliament for his home constituency of North Warwickshire. 

Robin Walker MP

Member of Parliament for Worcester

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Exiting the European Union

Robin has been the MP for Worcester since 2010. He has championed the cause of fairer funding in education; he led the cross party f40 campaign which in 2014 secured £390 million extra for lower funded areas. Robin has also led campaigns for local hospices and to support the free debt advice sector. In 2014 he was named C.A.B Parliamentarian of the Year on this issue and was elected Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Credit Unions in 2015.