Louise Bours

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Louise Bours
Member of the European Parliament
for North West England
Assumed office
1 July 2014
Preceded by Nick Griffin
Personal details
Born Louise van de Bours
(1968-12-23) 23 December 1968 (age 46)
Congleton, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Political party UK Independence Party
Alma mater University Centre at Blackburn College
Website www.louiseboursmep.co.uk

Louise Bours (born Louise van de Bours,[1][2] 23 December 1968) is a Member of the European Parliament for the North West England region for the UK Independence Party. She was elected in 2014.

She trained as an actress and singer at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, and went on to appear in Brookside, Peak Practice and Band of Gold. She was also a member of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company from year 2000, resident at the Savoy Theatre in London.[3] She previously served as councillor on Congleton borough and town councils and was elected Mayor in 2006.


Year Title
1997 Band of Gold
1997 Grown Ups
1999 Peak Practice
2000 Brookside
2014 Question Time


  1. ^ "Nick Griffin concedes European parliament seat as BNP votes fall away". The Guardian. 25 May 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "UKIP by-election hopeful changed to "less foreign-sounding" name". Political Scrapbook. 21 January 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "UKIP MEP hopeful Louise has showbiz in her bones". Chester Chronicle. 5 December 2013. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Louise Bours at the Internet Movie Database

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