Name: Mrs Heather Wheeler
Born: 20 May 1960
Constituency: South Derbyshire
Heather Wheeler is a British politician and Member of Parliament for the Conservative Party in the South Derbyshire Constituency. She was born on 20 May 1960, in Leicester, England. Heather attended Guthlaxton College before studying Psychology at the University of Leicester.
Before entering politics, Heather worked as a marketing executive and ran her marketing and public relations company. She was elected as a local councillor for Melbourne in 2000 and was the Deputy Leader of South Derbyshire District Council.
Heather was elected to Parliament in 2010 and has since held various roles, including Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister of State for Communities and Local Government and Assistant Whip. She was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government in 2018.
In addition to her political work, Heather is a keen advocate for animal welfare and has worked with various charities to promote animal rights. She is also a supporter of local sports clubs and initiatives, including the South Derbyshire Sports Awards.
Last Election Results:
Heather Wheeler won 34,586 votes out of a possible 58,793 in the South Derbyshire Constituency in the last election. This represents a 58.9% majority in her constituency. There was a voter turnout of 68.2%.
Heather has held the South Derbyshire seat since 2010, and her victory in the last election was her fourth consecutive win. During her time as MP, she has worked on several local issues, including improvements to local infrastructure, supporting local businesses and initiatives, and promoting tourism in the area.
Voting History Snapshot
Heather Wheeler, a British MP for the Conservative Party, recently voted against the Taxation (Post-transition Period) Bill: Report Stage: New Clause 3. The bill proposed changes to taxation rules following the UK’s departure from the European Union, and the new clause aimed to provide additional support for businesses impacted by the changes.
Heather’s decision to vote against the bill aligned with the Conservative Party’s stance, which opposed the new clause. While some MPs argued that the new clause was necessary to support struggling businesses, others argued it would be overly costly and ineffective in achieving its intended goals.
Heather has a track record of supporting the Conservative Party’s policies and has consistently voted in line with the party’s positions on key issues. Her stance on the Taxation (Post-transition Period) Bill is just one example of her commitment to supporting the government’s policies and ensuring that the best interests of her constituents are represented in Parliament.
To get in touch with Heather Wheeler, her constituents can contact her through various channels. Her telephone number is 01283 225365, and her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
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