Damian Hinds was re-elected as Conservative MP for East Hampshire on May 7th 2015 with 31334 votes, taking 60.7% of the vote.
In June 2010 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. On 12 May 2015 he was chosen as Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury.
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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