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Brooks Newmark

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Brooks Newmark was the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate in Braintree in the UK Parliament elections. Our volunteers have been adding information on Brooks Newmark - here's everything we know so far!

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Brooks Phillip Victor Newmark is a homelessness campaigner and member of the Rough Sleepers Advisory Committee that advises the Home Office. A former British politician, Newmark served as the Conservative Member of Parliament for Braintree until 2015. Prior to entering politics, he was involved in various businesses and was previously a Senior Partner at an International Private Equity firm. Newmark is currently a visiting academic at the University of Oxford and became a guest lecturer in politics after finishing his parliamentary career. First elected in 2005, he served in various positions including as Minister for Civil Society, government whip, and foreign affairs whip in opposition. On 11 October 2014, following fresh allegations of sending sexually-explicit text messages, Newmark announced that he would stand down at the 2015 general election. Newmark is a founder of the charity A Partner in Education, which helps Rwandan teachers deliver a better education to Rwandan children.

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Born: 1958-05-08

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  • 2010: The UK Parliament elections, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Braintree

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