Ilford North (House of Commons)
Mr Lee Scott MP (Conservative)
Surgery: Sevenways House
9 Sevenways Parade
Essex IG2 6XH
Surgery Tel: 020 7219 8326
MP Since - 2005 Majority - 5,404 Born - 06/04/1956. Married. 2 sons & 3 daughters.
Education - Clarkes College, Ilford. College of Distributive Trades, London.
Previous Occupation - Director, Scott & Fishell (1972-82). Director, Selfridges (1975-1980). Director, Tatung (1980-1982). Worked as a Sales Executive, Toshiba (1982-1984), for ITT in the same role (1984-1986). Sales Executive at NKR (1986-1988). Campaign Director, United Jewish Israel Appeal (1988-1998). Is still a Director of Scott Associates(1998-).
Personal Overview - Has local government experience in the area, as the local Councillor for Ilford North, where he has held the responsibility for regeneration. He has shown support for the economic redevelopment of the area as well as improvement in local transport, including linking the Central line to Stansted Airport. He has also been Governor of several local schools and does a great deal of charitable work. He has worked with the first President Bush (1988-92) and other political figures in his role as a fundraiser for a large national charity. He has also Chaired the Essex Friends of Israel Group. Within Parliament he has shown an interest in transport issues, having been a Select Committee member and a Secretary of the All Party Light Rail Group. The 2010 parliament saw him become a PPS, an unpaid role and the most junior rung on the Government ladder. Resigned his role as a PPS in December 2010 after voting against Government proposals to raise University tuition fees, but by 2012 had been given another opportunity as PPS to Chris Grayling.
Political History - Parliamentary candidate for Waveney (2001). Councillor, London Borough of Redbridge (1998-2006). MP Ilford North (2005-). Member of the Transport Select Committee (2005-08). Member of the Health Select Committee (2007-10). PPS to Rt Hon. Philip Hammond as Secretary of State for Transport (2010). PPS to Rt Hon. Chris Grayling as Secretary of State for Justice (2012-).
Characteristics - Supports local charitable and sporting events e.g. Barkingside Youth Centre Committee, Acorns appeals committee at Whipps Cross Hospital. He is an committee member for Victim Support Redbridge (1999-). Is a keen tennis player.
Business Tel: 0207 219 8326
Interests: General Trade & Industry,Foreign Affairs,Transport,Health,The Middle East,Local Government
- All-Party Parliamentary Group against Antisemitism (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Child and Youth Crime Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Light Rail Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on New Media (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Group (Member)
- Philately (Associate Group) (Vice Chairman)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for British Sikhs (Vice Chairman)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils (Chairman)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for Young Disabled People (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Channel Islands Group (Member)
- All-Party Britain-Israel Parliamentary Group (Member)
- British-Liechtenstein Group (Member)
Havering and Redbridge (Greater London Authority)
Mr Roger Evans AM (Conservative)
GLA Member Since - 2000 Majority - 3,939 Born - 1964. Single.
Education - Laurance Jackson School, Prior Pursgrove Sixth Form. Sheffield University (1982-85). University of Westminster (1996).
Previous Occupation - Previously worked for the Royal Mail as a Manager (1985-95). Then studied law at Inns of Court School of Law. Called to the Bar in November 1997. Legal & Marketing Manager for Spring.com (a training, IT and recruitment company) (1997-2000).
Personal Overview - Has Local Government experience as a Conservative Group Leader, and is likely to retain legal expertise and some knowledge of the IT/Recruitment sector. He has interests in planning issues and preserving green spaces around outer London, as well as a balanced transport policy where the role of the private car is recognised.
Political History - Councillor, Waltham Forest BC (1990-2002). Deputy Opposition Group Leader (1993-94), Opposition Group Leader (1994-98). GLA Member Havering & Redbridge (2000-). Former member of the Metropolitan Police Authority, member of the Environment Scrutiny Committee (2000-02), Vice Chairman (2002-04), member (2004-05), member of the Transport Policy & Spatial Development Scrutiny Committee (2000-02), Transport Committee (2002-04) member (2008), Vice Chairman (2004-05), Chairman (2005-08), member (2008-). Member of the Budget and Performance Committee (2007-). Member of the Economic Development, Culture, Sport and Tourism Committee (2007-08). Conservative Group Spokesman on the Environment & Sustainability, (Transport & Environment) (2000-). Member of the the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority. Member of the Audit Panel (2008-09), Chairman (2009-). Member of the Business Management and Administration Committee (2008-11). Member of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Committee (2008-). Member of the Confirmation Hearings Committee (2008-). Member of the Environment Committee and Terms of Reference (2008-). Member of the Transport Committee (2011-).
Other Information - Member of the Bow Group. Winner in Middle Temple Debating Competition (1997).
All Party Groups - N/a.
Business Tel: 020 7983 6576
Interests: Outer London,Transport,Law & Order,Planning Issues,Internet,Local Government
- Budget and Performance Committee (Member)
- Environment Committee (Member)
- Transport Committee (Member)
London (European Parliament)
Ms Marina Yannakoudakis MEP (Conservative)
MEP Since - 2009 Born - 16/04/1956. Married, 3 children.
Education - Brunel University, BSC in Government, Politics and Modern History. Open University, MA in Education.
Previous Occupation - Financial Director of a family business (pan-European).
Personal Overview - Elected to the European Parliament from third place on the London Conservative Party list. Has been involved running a small business for over 23 years with experience negotiating in in Europe on behalf of her UK clients. She has campaigned to reduce regulation on business, reducing EU waste and fraud and on the sensible managing of migration. She also has experience raising funds for charity, as a former Chair of the Mayor of Barnet's Charity Appeal 2005/06 raising money for the mental health charity MIND.
Political History - Councillor, London Borough of Barnet. Has been Deputy Chairman of Chipping Barnet Conservative Association. MEP London Region (2009-). Membe rof the Delegation to the EU-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Joint Parliamentary Committee (2009-). Substitute member of the Delegation for relations with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo (2009-). Member of the Women's Rights and Gender Equality Committee (2009-). Member of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (2009-).
Other Information - School Governor. She was a Chairman of the Federation of Conservative Students at Brunel University and Chairperson for Communications on it's Student Union Executive. In her spare time she plays the saxophone and produces her own sculptures which she donates to charity.
Intergroups - N/a.
Interests: Business & Finance,Small Business,Local Government
- Environment, Public Health & Food Safety (Member)
- Women's Rights & Gender Equality (Member)
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