Alberto Costa (British politician)

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Alberto Costa
MP
Official portrait of Alberto Costa crop 2.jpg
Member of Parliament
for South Leicestershire
Assumed office
8 May 2015
Preceded by Andrew Robathan
Majority 18,681 (32.9%)
Personal details
Born (1971-11-13) 13 November 1971 (age 46)
Political party Conservative
Alma mater University of Glasgow
Website Official website

Alberto Castrenze Costa[1] MP (born 13 November 1971) is a British Conservative Party politician.

Early life[edit]

Alberto Costa was born on 13 November 1971. He trained as a solicitor and worked in the Treasury Solicitor's Department.[2]

Political career[edit]

At the 2010 general election he unsuccessfully contested the constituency of Angus in Scotland.[3]

Costa has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for South Leicestershire since the May 2015 general election.[4]

Costa was opposed to Brexit prior to the 2016 referendum.[5]

He currently leads the House of Commons delegation of MPs affiliated to the Conservative Friends of Greece parliamentary group.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. 61230". The London Gazette. 18 May 2015. p. 9123.
  2. ^ Simmons, Richard, Meet the lawyers standing for Parliament, Lawyer 2B, 10 April 2015
  3. ^ "Tories choose Alberto Costa to stand for South Leicestershire in 2015 General Election, after Andrew Robathan decided not to defend his seat". Leicester Mercury. 6 December 2014. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Leicestershire South parliamentary constituency - Election 2015 - BBC News". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-05-13.
  5. ^ Goodenough, Tom (16 February 2016). "Which Tory MPs back Brexit, who doesn't and who is still on the fence?". The Spectator. Retrieved 11 October 2016.

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Andrew Robathan
Member of Parliament
for South Leicestershire

2015–present
Incumbent