Damian Hinds was elected as Conservative MP for East Hampshire on May 6th 2010 with a majority of 13,467.
In June he was elected onto the Education Select Committee responsible for scrutinising Government policy on education. Damian also chairs the All Party Parliamentary Group on Credit Unions.
Before entering Parliament, Damian spent 18 years working in the pubs/brewing and hotel industries (both in Britain and abroad) and held senior management positions in two PLCs.
Damian's degree is in politics, philosophy and economics from Oxford. His secondary schooling was at St Ambrose Grammar School, Altrincham. He lives in Alton with his wife Jacqui (a schoolteacher whose own schooling was also in Alton) and baby Kitty, born in early 2010.
Damian's political experience includes being chairman of the Bow Group, and standing for parliament in 2005 (Stretford & Urmston). Areas of policy interest include education, tackling poverty, and promoting business & enterprise; and he also has a special interest in affordable credit and sub-prime debt issues.
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