Lloyd Russell-Moyle

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Lloyd Russell-Moyle
FRSA MP
Official portrait of Lloyd Russell-Moyle crop 2.jpg
Member of Parliament
for Brighton Kemptown
Assumed office
8 June 2017
Preceded bySimon Kirby
Majority9,868 (20.0%)
Member of the Brighton and Hove City Council
for East Brighton
In office
4 August 2016 – 27 December 2017
Preceded byMaggie Barredell
Succeeded byNancy Platts
Majority974 (38.0%)
Personal details
BornLloyd Cameron Russell-Moyle
(1986-09-14) 14 September 1986 (age 32)
Brighton, England, UK
Political partyLabour Co-operative
Alma materSussex Downs College
University of Bradford
University of Sussex

Lloyd Cameron Russell-Moyle[1][2] (born 14 September 1986)[3] is a British Labour Co-operative politician who was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Brighton Kemptown in the 2017 general election.[4][5]

Early life and education[edit]

Russell-Moyle was born in Brighton[1] and educated at Wallands Primary School,[6] Priory School, Lewes,[7] Sussex Downs College,[8] the University of Bradford,[9] and the University of Sussex.[10] He worked at the National Youth Agency,[11] chairing the Woodcraft Folk[12] and being the Vice President of the European Youth Forum based in Brussels.[13]

Political career[edit]

Russell-Moyle stood in the 2015 general election for the Lewes constituency, coming fourth.[7] Subsequently he was elected and served as a councillor on Brighton and Hove City Council in August 2016, before standing for and being elected as MP for Brighton Kemptown in 2017, being one of eight LGBT people elected in that General Election.[14]

Political views[edit]

Russell-Moyle has written in condemnation of the British government's policies on arms exports to countries such as Saudi Arabia for use in the conflict in Yemen.[15] He supports the establishment of Supervised Injection sites in his local constituency.[16] Russell-Moyle is a supporter of the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "findmypast.co.uk birth record". Findmypast. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Lloyd Cameron RUSSELL MOYLE - Personal Appointments (free information from Companies House)". beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Lloyd Russell-Moyle - Candidate for Brighton, Kemptown in 2017 General Election". Democracy Club candidates. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Mr Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP - UK Parliament". www.parliament.uk. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  5. ^ Forster, Katie (9 June 2017). "Kemptown election result: Brighton seat swings from Tories to Labour Co-operative". The Independent. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  6. ^ Russell-Moyle, Lloyd Cameron. ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2018 (February 2018 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 13 February 2018. closed access publication – behind paywall
  7. ^ a b "UK Polling Report Lewes 2015". UK Polling Report. 2015. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  8. ^ "Enthusiastic about Politics?". Sussex Downs College. 18 June 2014. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  9. ^ Vidal, John (9 August 2006). "Welcome to Woodie land". The Guardian. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  10. ^ "Sussex Law on Twitter: "Our new MPs #GE2017, including Sussex Law alumnus Lloyd Russell-Moyle"". Twitter. University of Sussex School of Law. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  11. ^ "The National Youth Agency: Four young trainers join The NYA activeinvolvement team". Children & Young People Now. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  12. ^ "When I camped with Corbyn - and what British politics can learn from the Woodcraft Folk - The i newspaper online iNews". inews.co.uk. Retrieved 24 July 2017.
  13. ^ "European Youth Forum". youthforum.org. Retrieved 24 July 2017.
  14. ^ le Duc, Frank (5 August 2016). "Labour holds East Brighton in by-election". Brighton and Hove News. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  15. ^ Russell-Moyle, Lloyd (2017-12-20). "The arms trade isn't the post-Brexit future we're looking for | Lloyd Russell-Moyle". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-02-22.
  16. ^ Solutions, Brighton Web (2018-01-30). "Lloyd Russell-Moyle backs the use of drug consumption rooms". The Latest Brighton. Retrieved 2018-02-22.
  17. ^ "Corbynite 'in to win' Kemptown (From The Argus)". theargus.co.uk. Retrieved 15 July 2017.

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Simon Kirby
Member of Parliament
for Brighton Kemptown

2017–present
Incumbent