Chris Skidmore

Chris Skidmore
Chris Skidmore MP
Member of Parliament
for Kingswood
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded by Roger Berry
Majority 2,445 (5.1%)
Personal details
Born 17 May 1981 (1981-05-17) (age 30)

Bristol, England

Nationality British
Political party Conservative
Alma mater Christ Church, Oxford
Religion Anglican

Christopher James (Chris) Skidmore[2] (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.[3]



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).[4]

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).


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