Stuart Agnew

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Stuart Agnew
Member of the European Parliament
for East of England
Assumed office
7 June 2009
Preceded by Jeffrey Titford
Personal details
Born John Stuart Agnew
(1949-08-30) 30 August 1949 (age 66)
Norwich, Norfolk, England
Political party UK Independence Party
Alma mater Royal Agricultural College

John Stuart Agnew (born 30 August 1949) is a Member of the European Parliament for the East of England region for the UK Independence Party. He was elected in 2009.

Agnew was born in Norwich. He was educated at Gordonstoun School and the Royal Agricultural College.[1] He is a Norfolk farmer who formerly represented Norfolk on the NFU Council. He is a long term UKIP member.[2] In the European Parliament he sits on the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

He ran for UKIP in the 2001 General Election in Mid Norfolk and in the 2005 General Election in Norfolk North,[3] and stood in Broadland in the 2010 and 2015 UK General Elections. Results.

Agnew is a sceptic on climate change and in March 2015, spoke in the European Parliament that cutting greenhouse gas emissions would lead to food shortages. [4] [5]


  1. ^ ‘AGNEW, (John) Stuart’, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2014
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  4. ^ "My Personal Experiences of the Global Warming Scam". Retrieved 14 November 2015. 
  5. ^ "Cutting carbon emissions will cause crops to die, warns UKIP". RTCC. Retrieved 13 March 2015.