Matthew Green (politician)
|Member of Parliament
7 June 2001 – 5 May 2005
|Preceded by||Christopher Gill|
|Succeeded by||Philip Dunne|
12 April 1970 |
|Political party||Liberal Democrat|
|Alma mater||University of Birmingham|
He contested Wolverhampton South West in 1997.
On 14 October 2005, Green indicated his intention to stand for election in the Ludlow constituency at the next general election. On 25 February 2006, Green was formally selected by the party to stand as their candidate at the next general election.
In May 2007 Matthew stood down as the Lib Dem candidate for Ludlow owing to the rapid growth of his new business, Green Planning Solutions LLP. In August 2007 Heather Kidd was selected to be the next Liberal Democrat candidate for Ludlow.
Regularly in the news as his company, Green Planning Solutions LLP, acts as agents in high profile public inquiries, which can take place after planning permission has been refused by local authorities or after an enforcement notice has been issued. Green has been dubbed the 'Gypsy King' for his tireless advocacy for gypsies seeking the legitimization of illegal dwellings on green belt sites.
- Green Planning Solutions LLP
- Guardian Politics Ask Aristotle - Matthew Green
- They WorkForYou.com - Matthew Green
- The Public Whip - Matthew Green voting record
- BBC News - Matthew Green profile 10 February 2005
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Matthew Green
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Ludlow