Anthony Mangnall

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Anthony Mangnall

Official portrait of Anthony Mangnall MP crop 2.jpg
Member of Parliament
for Totnes
Assumed office
12 December 2019
Preceded bySarah Wollaston
Majority12,724 (24.4%)
Personal details
Born (1989-08-12) 12 August 1989 (age 30)[1]
London, England
Political partyConservative
Alma materUniversity of Exeter

Anthony James Holland Mangnall[2][3] (born 12 August 1989) is a British Conservative Party politician, who has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Totnes since the 2019 general election.[4][5]

Early life[edit]

Mangnall was born in London, the son of an army officer. He is a descendant of the gunsmith Henry Holland.[citation needed]

He was educated at Shrewsbury School before studying history, politics and sociology at Exeter University.[citation needed]

Political career[edit]

Mangnall was a researcher and senior adviser for William Hague.[citation needed]

At the 2017 general election, Mangnall stood as the Conservative candidate in Warley, West Midlands. He came second behind the incumbent Labour MP John Spellar.[6]

At the 2019 general election, he defeated incumbent MP Sarah Wollaston, a former Conservative who had defected to the Liberal Democrats.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Members' Names Data Platform query". UK Parliament. Retrieved 1 February 2020.
  2. ^ https://www.torbay.gov.uk/media/13577/statement-of-persons-nominated.pdf
  3. ^ http://democracy.cityoflondon.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?MId=18782&EVT=101&DT=A
  4. ^ "Totnes MP Sarah Wollaston loses seat after party switch". BBC News. BBC. 13 December 2019. Retrieved 13 December 2019.
  5. ^ Clark, Daniel (2019-12-13). "Totnes new MP says he will be 'voice of South Devon in Westminster'". devonlive. Retrieved 2019-12-13.
  6. ^ "Warley - 2017 Election Results - General Elections Online". electionresults.parliament.uk. Retrieved 2019-12-13.
  7. ^ "Wollaston loses seat after party switch". 2019-12-13. Retrieved 2019-12-13.

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sarah Wollaston
Member of Parliament for Totnes
2019–present
Incumbent