Graham Stuart MP


Graham Stuart has been the Conservative MP for Beverley and Holderness in East Yorkshire since May 2005.  In 2006 he was elected to the Conservative Party Board.  In 2010 he was elected by fellow MPs to serve as the Chairman of the House of Commons Education Select Committee, having been a member of the Committee since 2007.  Since his election the Committee has conducted a wide range of inquiries, including on curriculum and exam reform, residential children’s homes and – most recently – white working class underachievement.

Graham was born in Carlisle in 1962, and attended Glenalmond College before reading Philosophy and then Law at Selwyn College, Cambridge from 1982-85.  He started his publishing business at the end of his first year at Cambridge and sold the business in 2011