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|Member of the European Parliament
for North West England
1 July 2014
|Preceded by||Nick Griffin|
23 December 1968 |
Congleton, Cheshire, United Kingdom
|Political party||UK Independence Party|
|Alma mater||University Centre at Blackburn College|
Louise Bours (full name Louise van der Bours; born 23 December 1968) is a Member of the European Parliament politician for the North West England region for the UK Independence Party. She was elected in 2014.
Bours' father is Dutch. She trained as an actress and singer at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. She was also a member of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company from year 2000, resident at the Savoy Theatre in London. She went on to appear as in Brookside, Peak Practice and Band of Gold and musicals and fronted 1940's big bands.
In the 2015 General Election, she stood for parliament for the Knowsley constituency. Bours came second, keeping her deposit.
- "UKIP MEP hopeful Louise has showbiz in her bones". Chester Chronicle. 5 December 2013. Retrieved 5 May 2014.
- Louise Bours at the Internet Movie Database
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