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Rt Hon Baron Barker of Battle

Lord Barker was elected as MP for Bexhill and Battle 2001, serving on the Environmental Audit Select Committee 2001-2005. Following the election of 2010 he was appointed Minister of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and was appointed to the Privy Council in 2012. He pioneered UK “green” trade missions abroad and in addition to his role at DECC, served as Minister for Business Engagement with India from 2012-2014.

Lord Black of Brentwood

Raised to the peerage as Baron Black of Brentwood, of Brentwood in the County of Essex in 2010 , Guy Black was a Councillor on Brentwood District Council 1988-92.  He has political interests in Media and creative industries, health, education, energy and animal welfare.  He has a special interest in Italy. 

Craig Smith

Vice Chair (Events)

Originally from Birmingham and now residing in London, Craig has been a Party member for the past few years. In 2015 he became an active member of LGBT+ Conservatives, attending almost every Pride event we had a presence at. 

Crispin Blunt MP

Crispin Blunt contested West Bromwich East 1992 general election and has been Member of Parliament for Reigate since 1997.

Sean Anstee

Honorary Treasurer

Sean is the Leader of Trafford Council and a Vice Chairman of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority with portfolio responsibility for Skills, Employment and Worklessness across the city-region.

Nick Boles MP

Nick was elected Member of Parliament for Grantham and Stamford in 2010. He was Minister of State jointly for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Department for Education 2012-2016.

Conor Burns MP

Conor spent the first few years of his life in Belfast before his family moved to Hertfordshire in 1980.  After secondary school in St Albans Conor went to Southampton University where he studied  Modern History and Politics.