- Chris Skidmore
Chris Skidmore MP Member of Parliament
Incumbent Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded by Roger Berry Majority 2,445 (5.1%) Personal details Born 17 May 1981 Nationality British Political party Conservative Alma mater Christ Church, Oxford Religion Anglican Website www.chrisskidmore.com
Christopher James (Chris) Skidmore (born 17 May 1981) is a British politician and historian; he is the Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Kingswood, England. Skidmore was elected in 2010, gaining the seat from the Labour Party.
Skidmore was educated at Bristol Grammar School, a mixed independent school in the City of Bristol, Avon in south west England, before going up to Christ Church in the University of Oxford, graduating in 2002 with a double first-class honours degree (MA).
Life and career
Skidmore's books include Edward VI: The Lost King of England (2007) and Death and The Virgin: Elizabeth, Dudley and the Mysterious Death of Amy Robsart (2010).
- ^ "Chris Skidmore MP". BBC Democracy Live. BBC. http://news.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/hi/representatives/profiles/62314.stm. Retrieved 25 July 2010.
- ^ http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/59418/notices/1118281/from=2010-05-06;to=2010-05-19;all=returned+westminster/
- ^ "Kingswood". BBC News. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/c47.stm. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
- ^ "Chris Skidmore - Official Website". http://www.chrisskidmore.co.uk/about.html.
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