Antoinette Sandbach MP

Vice President

Following a successful career at the Bar, where she practised for 13 years specialising in Criminal Law, Antoinette was elected to the Welsh Assembly in 2011 to represent the North Wales Region.  

During her time as an Assembly Member Antoinette was appointed Shadow Rural Affairs Minister and, in her final year, Shadow Minister for the Environment.  She had notable success speaking up for rural issues and fiercely championed the issues that most affected her constituents.   

In May 2015 Antoinette was elected as the Member of Parliament for Eddisbury.  Since entering Parliament, Antoinette has served on the Welsh Affairs Committee, Energy and Climate Change Committee and latterly the Business Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee.  In addition, she is an elected executive member of the backbench 1922 Committee.

A member of the Conservative Environment Network, Antoinette has a particular interest in energy efficiency and renewables.  

 

 

 

 

 

See Also

The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP

Chair

Dominic is a barrister and has been the MP for Beaconsfield since 1997. He was the Shadow Attorney General from 2003-09, Shadow Home Secretary from 2008-09 and Shadow Justice Secretary from 2009-10.

The Rt Hon. Alistair Burt MP

Vice Chair 

Alistair qualified as a solicitor in 1980, he worked in practice in London until 1983 before becoming elected to Parliament for Bury North.

Richard Harrington MP

Vice Chair

Richard has been the MP for Watford since 2010 and recently held the position of Minister for Business & Industry until his resignation over the Government’s stance on no deal. 

Edward Bickham

Deputy Chair

Edward is a former Special Adviser to Douglas Hurd (as Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary, including during the negotiation of the Maastricht Treaty). He is the author of CGE paper: ‘Seeking the Common Ground – Building a new constructive relationship between Britain and the European Union’ (2017).

John Bowis OBE

Vice President

John served as a Member of the European Parliament for London from 1999 until stepping down in 2009.

Mark Leverton

Treasurer
Mark Leverton is the treasurer of the Conservative Group for Europe and sits on the Executive as well as the Council. Professionally, he has more than 25 years' experience as a Corporate Relations leader working in a multinational environment, with substantial international experience of developing

Liz Spencer

Membership Secretary

In the first European Referendum Liz was national Chair of Students for a United Europe. She has served as a district Councillor for West Derbyshire and co-founded and ran the largest, independent, European public policy company with offices in 20 countries.

Colin Bramall

Secretary

Colin was first involved in politics with the Yes Campaign in the 1975 referendum. He has been involved with the Conservative party since then.