Julian Smith was re-elected as Conservative MP for Skipton and Ripon on May 7th 2015 with 30248 votes, taking 55.4% of the vote.
Julian, born in 1971 in Stirling, lives both near Skipton and in London.
He was educated at a local comprehensive and received a sixth form bursary to Millfield School, Somerset. After leaving school, Julian was asked to coach a squash team in Perpignan, France for a year prior to attending Birmingham University where he read English and History.
Julian set up Arq International in 1999, his executive recruitment company.
Julian is a former board member of the Hoxton Apprentice, and is involved with a number of other charities.
Julian is married to Amanda.
Skipton and Ripon
19 Otley Street, Skipton, BD23 1DY
Date of Birth
30 August 1971
House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
020 7219 7145