Joe Preston (politician)

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Joseph Preston
Member of Parliament
for Elgin—Middlesex—London
Incumbent
Assumed office
2004
Preceded by Gar Knutson
Personal details
Born (1955-06-14) June 14, 1955 (age 59)
Chatham, Ontario
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Geri Preston
Residence St. Thomas, Ontario
Profession Restaurateur
Website *Joe Preston – Parliament of Canada biography

Joseph "Joe" Preston (born June 14, 1955 in Chatham, Ontario) is a Canadian politician and Conservative[1] Member of Parliament representing Elgin—Middlesex—London riding.

He defeated Liberal incumbent Gar Knutson in the 2004 federal election. He was re-elected in both the 2006 federal election and the 2008 federal election.

Prior to the election, he was an entrepreneur in St. Thomas, Ontario and was active in local politics.

Committees[edit]

Chair[edit]

Committee Term
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs October 16, 2007-present
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs October 16, 2007-present
Subcommittee on Private Members' Business of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs April 3, 2006-September 7, 2008

Member[edit]

Committee Term
Legislative Committee on Bill C-20 October 16, 2007-September 7, 2008
Liaison Committee October 16, 2007-present
Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates October 4, 2004-November 29, 2005
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs April 3, 2006-present
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates October 4, 2004-November 29, 2005
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs October 16, 2007-present
Subcommittee on Committee Budgets of the Liaison Committee January 29, 2006-present
Subcommittee on Parliament Hill Security of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs April 3, 2006-September 14, 2007
Subcommittee on Private Members' Business of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs April 3, 2006-September 7, 2008


References[edit]

  1. ^ Bejermi, John Zeyad (2008-01-01). Canadian parliamentary handbook. Borealis Press. p. 345. Retrieved 6 July 2011.