|Member of Parliament
1 May 1997 – 5 May 2005
|Preceded by||Peter Fry|
|Succeeded by||Peter Bone|
25 April 1962 |
|Children||2 sons - Jasper and Zak and 1 daughter, Yasmin|
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Cambridge, Harvard Law School|
Stinchcombe went to the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe. At Trinity College, Cambridge, he studied Law, gaining a double first MA. He went to Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, gaining a LLM. He became a barrister, working alongside Cherie Blair, specialising in environmental law. He was a councillor in the London Borough of Camden. He is a Christian Socialist who used Biblical imagery in his speeches, being also a speechwriter for Tony Blair as Prime Minister.[when?]
He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wellingborough from 1997 until the 2005 general election when he lost his seat to Peter Bone of the Conservative Party. He had gained the seat from Peter J. Fry.
Career at the bar
Immediately after the election he returned to his profession as a barrister. He was appointed, following the Bar Council's assessment, a QC in 2011. He moved chambers to 39 Essex Street in 2013.
He married Suzanne Gardiner on 7 July 1990. They have two sons and one daughter.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Paul Stinchcombe
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