|Member of the European Parliament
for East Midlands
4 June 2009
|Preceded by||Chris Heaton-Harris|
9 October 1978 |
Stroud, Gloucestershire, England
|Alma mater||Bournemouth University.|
Emma McClarkin (born 9 October 1978 in Stroud, Gloucestershire) is a British Conservative Party politician. She has been a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the East Midlands region since 2009.
Early life and education
McClarkin was brought up in Stroud and the local grammar school, Stroud Girls High School. She graduated from Bournemouth University with a degree in Law and went on to work as a Legal Clerk in a law firm.
Having been a member of the Conservative Party from an early age, after working in the Law she decided it was time to become more involved, and worked for the Party in the East Midlands Region both as Press Officer to the Conservative Party's East Midlands MEPs and as Political Advisor to Roger Helmer MEP in the European Parliament in Brussels.
McClarkin is a strong Eurosceptic and supporter of the group Conservatives for Britain.
European Parliament: 2009–present
- "Meet your new Euro-MPs", Hucknall Dispatch, 12 June 2009
- "Emma McClarkin". Conservative Party. Retrieved 21 August 2009.
- Williamson, Marie (19 August 2009). "Emma tackles the issues". Sleaford Target. Boston, Lincolnshire: South Lincs Target Series. p. 2. ISBN 9781901772692.