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Luisa Porritt

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Luisa Porritt was the Liberal Democrats candidate in London in the European Parliament (UK) elections. They were elected with 608,725 votes. Our volunteers have been adding information on Luisa Porritt - here's everything we know so far!

Statement to voters

Luisa is a Liberal Democrat councillor in Camden, having been successfully elected in her first ever election in May 2018. She joined the party after the 2016 referendum. She has since campaigned passionately for the UK to retain its EU membership. In her first year as a councillor, her motion in favour of a People’s Vote was passed by Camden Council.

Luisa is a fluent French speaker and proud Londoner. A former journalist, she has experience working in both the public and private sectors. She currently manages the UK arm of a French financial communications agency and teaches economic history for a university.

This statement was added by Luisa Porritt, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.

Wikipedia

Luisa Manon Porritt (born 23 May 1987) is a British politician, who has been a Liberal Democrat Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for London since 2019. The election in which she achieved her seat took place (in England) on 23 May 2019, and coincided with her thirty-second birthday.Porritt earned a degree in history from Royal Holloway, University of London in 2008.Her first experience of elected office came just one year before the European election win, in 2018, when she became a Liberal Democrat councillor for the London Borough of Camden. She won the council ward of Belsize by just nine votes, after a recount.

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Local hustings

You can meet candidates and question them at local hustings. Here are hustings where Luisa Porritt may be appearing.

(Past event) Tuesday 21 May 2019 18:30–20:30: London MEP (European Parliament) Election Hustings, Southwark Cathedral SE1 9DA.

(Past event) Tuesday 14 May 2019 19:30–21:30: Hustings for the European elections, St Anne's Church Wandsworth SW18 2RS.

(Past event) Tuesday 14 May 2019 18:45–21:00: West London European Parliament Election Hustings, Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith W6 9DT.

Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2019: The European Parliament (UK) elections, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the London
  • 2018: The Camden local election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Belsize

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