Robert Sturdy

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Robert Sturdy
Member of the European Parliament
for East of England
In office
10 June 1999 – 26 May 2014
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byPatrick O'Flynn
Member of the European Parliament
for Cambridge and Bedfordshire North
In office
9 June 1994 – 10 June 1999
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Personal details
Born (1944-06-22) 22 June 1944 (age 75)
Wetherby, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
NationalityBritish
Political partyConservative
ChildrenJulian Sturdy
Alma materSussex University

Robert Sturdy (born 22 June 1944, in Wetherby, West Riding of Yorkshire) is a British politician, and former Member of the European Parliament for the East of England constituency for the Conservative Party. He held the seat from 1999 until 2014. Before then, he was the MEP for Cambridge and Bedfordshire North, from 1994 to 1999.

Sturdy was educated at the independent Ashville College. Before being elected he was a farmer and is a former county chair of the Young Farmers.

His son, Julian Sturdy, is the Conservative MP for York Outer.

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