Nigel Huddleston

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Nigel Huddleston
MP
Official portrait of Nigel Huddleston crop 2.jpg
Member of Parliament
for Mid Worcestershire
Assumed office
8 May 2015
Preceded by Peter Luff
Majority 23,326 (42.4%)
Personal details
Born (1970-10-13) 13 October 1970 (age 48)[1]
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
Political party Conservative
Alma mater Christ Church, Oxford
University of California, Los
Angeles
Website Official website

Nigel Paul Huddleston[2] (born 13 October 1970) is a British businessman and politician. He serves as the Conservative Party Member of Parliament (MP) for the Mid Worcestershire.

Early life and education[edit]

Nigel Huddleston was born in Lincoln, England.[3] He was educated at the Robert Pattinson Comprehensive School, a state secondary school in North Hykeham in Lincolnshire,[4] followed by Christ Church, Oxford, from which he graduated in 1992.[3] He received an M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management in Los Angeles, California.[3]

Career[edit]

Huddleston started his career as a consultant for Arthur Andersen and Deloitte, both in London and Los Angeles, and later worked as the Industry Head of Travel for Google.[3]

In 2010, Huddleston was the Conservative candidate for Luton South, and lost by 2,329 votes to Labour's Gavin Shuker. In 2015, he was selected as a parliamentary candidate in a primary election in which anyone on the constituency's electoral register was eligible to vote. The constituency association did not publish the votes that each candidate received.[5] Since May 2015, he has been the Conservative Party Member of Parliament (MP) for the Mid Worcestershire constituency.

Huddleston is a board member of the Tory Reform Group.[1] In Parliament, he sat on the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee.[6]

Huddleston was opposed to Brexit prior to the 2016 referendum.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Huddleston lives in Badsey, Worcestershire, with his American wife Melissa and their two children.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Your representatives | Nigel Huddleston". BBC Democracy Live. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  2. ^ "No. 61230". The London Gazette. 18 May 2015. p. 9126.
  3. ^ a b c d e Official website: About me
  4. ^ "Nigel Huddleston, MP for Mid Worcestershire". Mid-Worcestershire Conservative Association. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Mid-Worcestershire public pick Nigel as Tory candidate in 2015 after 'primary' selection". Mid Worcestershire Conservative Association. 23 November 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  6. ^ "Membership - Culture, Media and Sport Committee". parliament.uk. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  7. ^ 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
Peter Luff
Member of Parliament
for Mid Worcestershire

2015–present
Incumbent