25 September 1981 |
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
Gemma Dawn Garrett (born 25 September 1981, Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a former holder of the titles Miss Great Britain and Miss Belfast. She is also the official face of the Formula One British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
She appeared with Dolph Lundgren in the film Direct Contact, which was scheduled for release in 2008. Garrett's modelling career has seen her being featured in such newspapers as ZOO, Nuts, The Sun and the Daily Star.
Garrett stood as a candidate in the Crewe and Nantwich by-election on 22 May 2008, representing the "Beauties for Britain" party, formed recently by herself, in the intention, in her own words, of "making Westminster less dowdy and down-trodden". She came in tenth with 113 votes, 0.27% of the total.
She contested the Haltemprice and Howden by-election following the resignation of its MP, David Davis, representing the 'Miss Great Britain Party'. Her candidacy attracted 521 votes, placing her in fifth position behind the Conservative Party, Green Party, English Democrats and National Front Britain for the British.
- Contest Final: "Goodbye Rachel, Hello Gemma!". Miss Great Britain.
- Article: "Beauty queen targets Parliament". BBC News. 5 May 2008. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
- Article: "I'll make Westminster sexy". Belfast Telegraph. 6 May 2008.
- East Riding of Yorkshire Council (26 June 2008). "Statement as to persons nominated and notice of poll" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-06-26.
- "Haltemprice and Howden: Result in full". BBC News. 11 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-11.
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