Andrew Tyrie was re-elected MP for Chichester on May 7th 2015 with 32953 votes, taking 57.7% of the vote.
Andrew grew up in rural Essex, the son of a furniture retailer. He was educated at Felsted School, Trinity College Oxford, the College of Europe Bruges, and Wolfson College, Cambridge. He is a former Woodrow Wilson scholar and Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford.
Until his selection as Parliamentary candidate for Chichester, he was Senior Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
He had previously been a full-time adviser to successive Chancellors of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Nigel Lawson and then the Rt Hon John Major MP. He worked closely with them in the Treasury, giving advice on reducing taxes, particularly income tax, privatisation, encouraging enterprise and cutting red tape. He started his career in industry with British Petroleum.
St John's House, St John's Street, Chichester, PO19 1UU
Date of Birth
15 January 1957
House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
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