13 Facts About Jeremy Lefroy


Jeremy John Elton Lefroy was born on 30 May 1959 and is a British Conservative Party politician.


Jeremy Lefroy was first elected as the Member of Parliament for the Stafford constituency in the 2010 general election and was re-elected in 2015 and 2017 before standing down ahead of the 2019 general election.


Jeremy Lefroy was educated at Highgate School, an independent school in Highgate in North London.


Jeremy Lefroy studied at King's College, Cambridge, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1980: as per tradition, his BA was promoted to a Master of Arts degree in 1984.


Jeremy Lefroy founded and runs Equity for Africa, a charitable trust which seeks to alleviate poverty in a self-sustaining way by creating jobs through investing in small and medium-sized enterprises in Africa.


Jeremy Lefroy was one of the three Conservative Councillors for the Westlands ward of Newcastle-under-Lyme Council.


Jeremy Lefroy was the official Conservative Party candidate for Newcastle-under-Lyme at the 2005 general election, losing to the sitting Labour MP, Paul Farrelly.


Jeremy Lefroy was first elected as MP for Stafford in 2010 with a majority of 5,460 and was re-elected in the 2015 general election with an increased majority of 9,177 votes.


Jeremy Lefroy stepped down at the 2019 general election, having announced in June 2019 that he would not seek re-election.


Jeremy Lefroy is a member of the 1922 Executive Committee.


Jeremy Lefroy advocated a "Remain" vote for the 2016 EU referendum.


Jeremy Lefroy has been married to Janet, a GP and lecturer at Keele University Medical School, since 1985.


Jeremy Lefroy is a member of the Conservative Christian Fellowship.