- Mark Reckless
Mark Reckless MP Member of Parliament
for Rochester and Strood
Incumbent Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded by Constituency Created Majority 9,953 (20.7%) Personal details Born 6 December 1970 Nationality British Political party Conservative Alma mater University of Oxford (MA),
College of Law (LLB),
Columbia Business School (MBA)
Occupation Politician, barrister, economist
Reckless apologised for missing a budget vote because he was too drunk to vote during a late night sitting of the House of Commons.
On 10 December 2010, Reckless voted against the coalition government on raising tuition fees.
Reckless is rated as one of the Conservatives' most rebellious MPs.
Reckless is the grandson of Henry McDevitt, a Fianna Fáil TD for Donegal East in the Dáil Éireann from 1938 until 1943. On 1 October 2011 he married Catriona Brown at Westminster Cathedral, with a reception held at the Palace of Westminster.
- ^ http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/59418/notices/1118281/from=2010-05-06;to=2010-05-19;all=returned+westminster/
- ^ "Mark Reckless MP sorry for being 'too drunk to vote'". BBC News. 11 July 2010. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/kent/10590725.stm. Retrieved 11 July 2010.
- ^ http://markreckless.com/2010/12/10/statement-on-tuition-fees/
- ^ http://conservativehome.blogs.com/parliament/2010/12/the-latest-league-table-of-tory-backbench-rebellion.html
- ^ http://markreckless.com/2010/12/05/over-a-third-of-irish-want-to-leave-euro-for-pound/
- ^ "Marriages", The Times, 3 October 2011, p. 53.
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