Julian Smith (politician)

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Julian Smith
Julian Smith MP.jpg
Smith, 2012
Member of Parliament
for Skipton and Ripon
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded by David Curry
Majority 9,950 (18.2%)
Personal details
Born (1971-08-30) 30 August 1971 (age 43)
Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Nationality British
Political party Conservative
Alma mater Birmingham University
Religion Christian

Julian Richard Smith (born 30 August 1971) is the Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Skipton and Ripon.[1] He was elected at the general election of 2010 with 27,685 votes (50.6% of the votes cast), giving him a majority of 9,950.[2]

Early life[edit]

Smith was born in the city of Stirling[3] in the Central Belt of Scotland on 30 August 1971.[4]


Smith was educated at a local comprehensive school, followed by a Sixth Form Bursary to Millfield School, an independent school in the town of Street in Somerset in South West England, followed by the University of Birmingham, where he read English and History. [3]


  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 59418. p. 8744. 13 May 2010. Retrieved 28 September 2010.
  2. ^ "Skipton and Ripon". BBC. Retrieved 7 May 2010. 
  3. ^ a b Julian Smith: Biography Publisher: Politics.co.uk Retrieved: 14 March, 2013.
  4. ^ "Julian Smith". Who's Who. Retrieved 3 June 2011. 
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
David Curry
Member of Parliament for Skipton and Ripon