Mark Garnier

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Mark Garnier is the Conservative MP for Wyre Forest. Garnier was elected in May 2010 with a majority of 2,643 votes. [1]

He is also a member of the Treasury Select Committee. [1]

Background

Garnier's experience before politics was in finance and business. He worked for Charterhouse before leaving in 1981 to embark on a career in the City of London, starting as a junior clerk on the floor of the old Stock Exchange in the UK Government Debt department. [1]

In 2004 he chose to become more active in politics and decided to become a campaigner in his local area of Wrye Forest. [2] He stood for election in the 2005 general election but lost out to Richard Taylor, an independent Member of Parliament for Wrye Forest between 2001 and 2010.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Mark Garnier politics.co.uk, accessed 4 March 2015
  2. About Mark Mark Garnier, accessed 4 March 2015