Jeremy Corbyn was born on 26 May 1949. His election as Labour leader in September 2015, at the age of 66, was one of the biggest upsets in British political history. On his frugal lifestyle: “I don’t spend a lot of money, I lead a very normal life, I ride a bicycle and I don’t have a car.” Read Jeremy Bernard Corbyn Biography and Profile.
John Bercow was born 19 January 1963. He was educated at Finchley Manorhill School, and the University of Essex where he graduated in 1985 with a First Class Honours in Government. John was elected as the 157th Speaker of the House of Commons on 22nd June 2009. Outside of politics, John enjoys tennis, squash, swimming, reading and music. He is a qualified lawn tennis coach. Read John Simon Bercow Biography and Profile.
Hello. My name is Nick Boles, born 2 November 1965, and I live in a small village on the outskirts of Stamford. After school, I spent nearly a year teaching English and Bible Studies in a small Methodist secondary school in the middle of the bush in Zimbabwe. Read Nick Boles Biography and Profile
I am Chuka Umunna and was born in October 1978 to a Nigerian father and an English-Irish mother. My father was 23 when he arrived in Liverpool in 1964. He had one suitcase and no money. He found a job as a cook in South London, then worked in a car wash. I resigned my membership of the Labour Party. Read Chuka Umunna Biography and Profile.
Tony Blair was born on 6 May 1953 in Edinburgh. Educated at Oxford University, he became a barrister and in 1983 was elected Labour member of parliament for Sedgefield. Tony Blair was prime minister for a decade from 1997 – 2007. He is responsible for moving the Labour Party from the left towards the centre ground of British politics. Read Anthony Blair Biography and Profile.
Dominic Grieve born 24 May 1956, was first elected as MP for Beaconsfield in 1997, entering Parliament from a career as a barrister and having served as a councillor in Hammersmith and in the Territorial Army. He was appointed to the opposition front bench in 1999 as spokesman on Constitutional affairs and moved to the Home affairs team covering criminal justice in 2001 before being made shadow Attorney General by Michael Howard in 2003. Read Dominic Charles Roberts Grieve Biography and Profile.
Sarah Wollaston, a British independent politician, was born 17 February 1962. She rebelled against the Cameron-Clegg government on several key votes. On 20 February 2019, Wollaston resigned from the Conservative Party, along with two other MPs from her party, joining The Independent Group. Read Sarah Wollaston Biography and Profile.