|Member of Parliament
6 May 2010
|Preceded by||Andrew King|
|Born||Mark Julian Francis Pawsey
16 January 1957
Binley Woods, Warwickshire, England
|Relations||Jim Pawsey (father)|
|Alma mater||Reading University|
|Religion||Roman Catholic|
Education and early career
Mark Pawsey grew up in Binley Woods, England, and was educated at Lawrence Sheriff School in Rugby. He later attended Reading University, where he earned a degree in estate management. In 1982, he founded a company with his brother, supplying products to the catering trade, which was later bought by an FTSE 100 company.
Pawsey was elected as a Councillor for the Conservative Party for Dunchurch and Knightlow on the Rugby Borough Council in 2002. He served on planning, borough development and housing panels and was portfolio holder and cabinet member for Housing.
House of Commons
He serves as well on the Communities and Local Government Committee, having taken over from George Freeman on 29 November 2010. Mark Pawsey is a member of the all-party groups on manufacturing, microbusinesses, packaging, small business, sewers and sewerage and rugby union. He plays for the Lords & Commons rugby club. He is also the secretary of the All-party parliamentary group on Speedway. 
|2005 general election: Nuneaton|
|Liberal Democrat||Ali Asghar||5,884||13.0||+1.9|
|2010 general election: Rugby|
|Liberal Democrat||Jerry Roodhouse||9,434||19.9||+4.9|
|Conservative gain from Labour||Swing||+8.9|
Mark lives in Grandborough near Rugby with his wife, Tracy, and his four children: Victoria, Will, Tom and Sara.
- The London Gazette: . 13 May 2010.
- "Mark Pawsey MP". BBC Democracy Live. BBC. Retrieved 25 July 2010.
- "UK > England > West Midlands > Rugby". Election 2010. BBC. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 12 May 2010.
- In re A-List, conservativehome.blogs.com, April 2009.
- "UK> England> West Midlands> Rugby". Election 2010. BBC. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 11 May 2010.
- "House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Defence Reform Bill 2013-14". Parliament.uk. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
- "BBC News | Election 2010 | Constituency | Rugby". Election 2010. BBC. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 12 May 2010.
- Mark Pawsey MP official constituency website
- Profile at Parliament of the United Kingdom
- Voting record at Public Whip
- Record in Parliament at TheyWorkForYou
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