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|Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health|
7 October 2013
|Preceded by||Anna Soubry|
|Member of Parliament
6 May 2010
|Preceded by||Martin Linton|
|Born||15 August 1964|
|Alma mater||University of Oxford|
Ellison was born in Bradford and studied at the University of Oxford and was seminal in organising various social musical groups, in particular, a close harmony octet called Mixed Revues. After University, she went straight to working for the John Lewis Partnership, where she held many positions up until her election to the House of Commons, some 23 years later.
A former Barnet London Borough Councillor, she was selected as Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Battersea in September 2006 following an Open Primary held at the Battersea Arts Centre, and having unsuccessfully contested Pendle in 2005. She had previously contested both the Barnsley East by-election, 1996 and the Tottenham by-election, 2000. In both of these by-elections she finished in third place.
Ellison lives, with her partner John, in Nepaul Road, near Clapham Junction. She serves as a Governor at a local Junior School and is a member of the Battersea Society and Friends of Battersea Park. Ellison also maintains a season ticket at Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Keen on music, Ellison sings in a chamber choir and was a former organiser of the Mill Hill Music Festival. She keeps fit by walking and has completed both the Pennine Way and the Coast to Coast Walks.
- "By-elections 1997-2000 Results and Candidates' Biographies (see Tottenham)". UK Election Results. Retrieved 25 July 2010.
- Jane Ellison MP official constituency website
- Jane Ellison MP Conservative Party profile
- Wandsworth Conservatives
- Electoral history and profile at The Guardian
- Voting record at Public Whip
- Record in Parliament at TheyWorkForYou
- Profile at Westminster Parliamentary Record
- Profile at BBC News Democracy Live
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Battersea