Matt Warman

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Matt Warman
MP
Official portrait of Matt Warman (cropped).jpg
Member of Parliament
for Boston and Skegness
Assumed office
8 May 2015
Preceded by Mark Simmonds
Majority 16,572 (38.6%)
Personal details
Born (1981-09-01) 1 September 1981 (age 37)
Enfield, London, England
Political party Conservative
Alma mater Durham University

Matthew Robert Warman (born 1 September 1981) is a British Conservative Party politician and former journalist. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Boston and Skegness since May 2015.[1]

Early life[edit]

Warman was educated at Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School and Durham University, receiving a degree in English.

Career[edit]

Warman worked for The Daily Telegraph from 1999 until 2015, focusing for most of the period on technology, leading coverage of Facebook, Google and Apple, and covering the launch of products including iPhones, BBC iPlayer and the Apple Watch, as well as interviewing key figures including the founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, and Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web.[2]

In Parliament, Warman is a member of the Science and Technology Select Committee,[3] and Co-Chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Broadband and Digital Communication and Pictfor (The Parliamentary Internet, Communications and Technology Forum).

Warman was opposed to Brexit prior to the 2016 referendum.[4] However, his constituency voted with the highest proportion of any constituency in the UK to leave, with 74.9%.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boston & Skegness parliamentary constituency". Election 2015. BBC News. Retrieved 8 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "About". www.mattwarman.co.uk. Retrieved 20 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Matt Warman MP". UK Parliament. Retrieved 20 July 2016. 
  4. ^ Goodenough, Tom (16 February 2016). "Which Tory MPs back Brexit, who doesn't and who is still on the fence?". The Spectator. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Mark Simmonds
Member of Parliament
for Boston and Skegness

2015–present
Incumbent