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James Heappey

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James Heappey was the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate in the constituency of Wells in the UK Parliament elections. They were elected with 33,336 votes. Our volunteers have been adding information on James Heappey - here's everything we know so far!

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{{Infobox officeholder |name = James Heappey |honorific-suffix = MP |office1 = [[Minister for Defence Procurement|Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence Procurement https://www.jamesheappey.org.uk/news/james-heappey-mp-appointed-minister-defence-procurement |predecessor1 = Anne-Marie Trevelyan |successor1 = |term_start1 = 16 December 2019 |term_end1 = |office2 = Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister |alongside2 = Alex Burghart |primeminister2 = Boris Johnson |predecessor2 = Andrew Bowie |successor2 = Trudy Harrison |term_start2 = 4 August 2019 |term_end2 = 16 December 2019 |office3 = Member of Parliamentfor Wells |term_start3 = 7 May 2015 |term_end3 = |predecessor3 = Tessa Munt |successor3 = |majority3 = 9,991 (16.2%) |birth_date = 30 January 1981 |birth_place =Nailsea, Somerset, England |death_date = |death_place = |party = Conservative |alma_mater = University of Birmingham |spouse = Kate Heappey |website =jamesheappey.org.uk |allegiance= United Kingdom |rank=Major |branch= British Army |image=Official portrait of James Heappey crop 2.jpg |residence=Axbridge, Somerset|education=Queen Elizabeth's Hospital}} James Stephen Heappey is a British Conservative Party politician and former British Army officer. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wells in Somerset since 2015. He is currently Parliamentary Private Secretary to Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

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Born: 1981-01-30
School: Queen Elizabeth's Hospital
Undergraduate degree: University of Birmingham
Previous job: Military/Parliament

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Previous elections

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  • 2019: The UK Parliament elections, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Wells
  • 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Wells
  • 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Member of Parliament for Wells

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