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|Member of Parliament
for City of Chester
6 May 2010
|Preceded by||Christine Russell|
22 June 1972 |
Solihull, Warwickshire, England
|Political party||Conservative Party (UK)|
|Alma mater||University of Nottingham|
|Religion||Church of England|
Stephen James Mosley (born 22 June 1972) is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the City of Chester since winning the seat at the 2010 general election.
Stephen Mosley's political career began in 2000 when he was elected to Chester City Council, gaining the Handbridge & St Mary's ward from Labour. He was re-elected in 2004 with the largest number of votes ever recorded in the ward. Stephen Mosley was also the Executive Member for Customer Services. In 2005 Stephen Mosley was elected to represent the Chester Overleigh Division on Cheshire County Council, again gaining the seat from Labour, and was Chairman of the Health & Adult Social Care Scrutiny Committee, Vice-chairman of the Community Services Scrutiny Committee and a member of the Cheshire Fire Authority. Between 2007 and 2009 Stephen Mosley was the Deputy Leader of Chester City Council following the end of the Labour and Lib Dem coalition that had governed Chester for almost 20 years.
Stephen Mosley was selected as the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for the City of Chester Constituency in September 2007. He spent the next three years campaigning across the city and gained the seat from Labour with 18,995 votes (40.6%) with a majority of 2,583. He has been a member of the Commons Science and Technology Committee since 12 July 2010.
Position on EU Referendum
During the House of Commons vote on Monday 24 October 2011 on a backbench motion for a bill to be introduced in the next parliamentary session to enable a referendum to be held on Britain's continued membership of the European Union, Mosley was one of 81 Conservative MPs who voted against the Government Whip to support a referendum.
- General Election 2010, The Guardian Election Results City of Chester Constituency Accessed, 10 May 2010
- Commons Science and Technology Committee Membership
- Stephen Mosley MP on Facebook
- Stephen Mosley MP Conservative Party profile
- Chester Conservatives
- Contributions in Parliament at Hansard 1803–2005
- Electoral history and profile at The Guardian
- Voting record at Public Whip
- Record in Parliament at TheyWorkForYou
- Profile at Westminster Parliamentary Record
- Profile at BBC News Democracy Live
- Chester MP
- Official channel on YouTube
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for City of Chester