Sarah Atherton

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Name: Sarah Atherton

Born: 15 November 1967

Party: Conservative

Constituency: Wrexham.


Sarah Atherton is a Conservative politician who was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Wrexham in 2019. Atherton was born on born 15 November 1967. Sarah attended Christleton High School in Chester, where she stayed until she was 16. At 16 Sarah joining the British army’s Intelligence Corps.

She went on to train as a registered nurse at Bangor University in Wales before going on to study Community Health, and Social Work at Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Liverpool respectively.

Atherton made history by becoming the Member of Parliament for Wrexham in 2019, which has long been a Labour stronghold.

Atherton was appointed to be the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Wales in February 2020.

In August 2020, Atherton suggested on Twitter that the army should stop immigrants from crossing the English Channel.


Last Election Results:

Sarah Atherton won 15,199 votes out of a possible 33,532. This represents a 45.3% majority in her constituency. There was a voter turnout of 67.4%.

Voting History Snapshot

Voted Nay to Opposition Motion: Testing of NHS and Social Care Staff

Voted Aye to Abortion (Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Regulations 2020

Voted Nay to Opposition Motion: Free School Meals

Voted Aye to Financial Assistance to Industry

Voted Aye to Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: Third Reading.

Contact Details

Telephone: 0207 219 4885


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