Name: Stephen Paul Barclay
Born: 3 May 1972
Constituency: North East Cambridgeshire.
Steve Barclay was born on born 3 May 1972. He studied at King Edward VII School, an independent school in Lytham St Annes, and History at Peterhouse, Cambridge. He studied at Chester College of Law to qualify as a lawyer. He is a member of the Conservative Party and currently represents North East Cambridgeshire as its Member of Parliament (MP).
Steve was raised in Lancashire. Before going to university, he joined the British Army on a Gap Year Commission. He attended the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst where he served as an officer with the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers for five months.
After graduating from university, Mr Barclay practiced law, working for a royal exchange, Axa Insurance, the Financial Services Authority, and Barclays. He was selected by them to contest the North East Cambridgeshire seat at the 2010 General Election, defeating Lib Dem MP, Lorna Spenceley. Steve Barclay has held his seat ever since.
As an MP for North East Cambridgeshire, he is the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. He is married to his wife Karen and they have two children; a son and a daughter.
Last Election Results:
Steve Barclay won 38,423 votes out of a possible 52,964. This represents a 72.5% share and a 29,993 majority in his constituency. There was a voter turnout of 63.3%.
Voting History Snapshot
Voted Aye to the Treasury update on international aid
Voted Nay to the Opposition day: EU settlement scheme
Voted Aye to the Draft Climate Change Act 2008 (Credit Limit) Order 2021
Voted Aye to the Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2021
Voted Aye to the Procedure: Future Taxation (Landfill Tax)
Voted Nay to the Investigatory Powers Bill Report Stage: Amdt 390
Voted Nay to the Opposition Motion: Education and Social Mobility
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