Andrew Stunell


Andrew Stunell

Infobox MP
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name = Andrew Stunell
honorific-suffix = OBE, MP
party = Liberal Democrat



constituency_MP = Hazel Grove
term_start = 1 May 1997
term_end =
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majority = 7,748 (19.8%)
predecessor = Tom Arnold
successor =
birth_date = Birth date and age|1942|11|24|df=y
birth_place = Sutton, Surrey
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nationality = British
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children =
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alma_mater = Victoria University of Manchester, Liverpool John Moores University
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religion = Baptist


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Robert Andrew Stunell, known as Andrew Stunell, OBE (born 24 November 1942) is a politician in the United Kingdom. He is the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Hazel Grove, and was first elected at the 1997 general election.

Early life

He was born in Sutton, Surrey and educated at Surbiton County Grammar School for Boys (moved to Thames Ditton as Esher County Grammar School with the former buildings becoming Hollyfield School, then became Esher College in 1977) on "St Marks Hill" in Surbiton, then studied [http://www.msa.ac.uk Architecture] at University of Manchester and Liverpool Polytechnic. He became a member of RIBA in 1969. After graduation he was an architectural assistant until 1989, working for CWS Manchester from 1965-7, Runcorn New Town from 1967-81, then freelance 1981-5. From 1989-96 he worked as Political Secretary of the Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors and was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 1993.

Parliamentary career

He contested the City of Chester in 1979, 1983 and 1987, the Hazel Grove in 1992. He was the Lib Dems' spokesman for Communities and Local Government. In 2003 he won a place in the regular ballot of Private Members' Bills and was successful in having his Bill, Sustainable and Secure Buildings, become an Act of Parliament in 2004.

Personal life

He married Gillian Chorley in 1967. They have three sons and two daughters and he is a former Baptist lay preacher and is now an active member of his local Methodist church.

ee also

* Liberal Democrat Frontbench Team

External links

* [http://www.andrewstunell.org.uk Andrew Stunell MP] official site
* [http://www.libdems.org.uk/people/andrew-stunell Andrew Stunell MP] profile at the site of Liberal Democrats
* [http://www.epolitix.com/EN/MPWebsites/Andrew+Stunell/ ePolitix.com - Andrew Stunell]
* [http://politics.guardian.co.uk/person/0,9290,-5048.html Guardian Politics Ask Aristotle - Andrew Stunell]
* [http://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/andrew_stunell/hazel_grove TheyWorkForYou.com - Andrew Stunell MP]
* [http://www.publicwhip.org.uk/mp.php?mpn=Andrew_Stunell&mpc=Hazel+Grove The Public Whip - Andrew Stunell MP] voting record
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/mpdb/html/309.stm BBC News - Andrew Stunell] profile 30 March 2006


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