A qualified chartered accountant, Jeremy has a background in manufacturing, international trade and agriculture. From 1989 to 2000, he and his family lived in Tanzania where he worked in the coffee industry. On returning to the UK, he worked assisting smallholder farmers in East Africa, until his election to Parliament in 2010. He believes in tackling poverty through enterprise and job creation and founded Equity for Africa which provides equity-type funding for small businesses. In 2010 he helped to establish the charity Stafford Works, which promotes apprenticeships, job creation and entrepreneurship in Stafford constituency.
Jeremy’s involvement in politics stems from a desire to see people have the opportunity to make the most of their lives. He has served as a councillor and as cabinet member for resources in Newcastle-under-Lyme, before fighting the 2005 General Election in the seat. In 2007, he was selected for Stafford constituency and was elected as Member of Parliament in May 2010 with a majority of 5,460. He was re-elected for a second term in May 2015 with an increased majority of 9,177.
Your Stafford MP - Jeremy Lefroy
Jeremy Lefroy can be contacted either via the Stafford Constituency office on 01785 252477 or through clicking here to Jeremy's website
He has served on the Independent Monitoring Board of a Young Offenders Institution and as a school governor; assists a local church youth group and enjoys playing and writing music, football, cricket, badminton and hill walking in the little spare time he has.
Jeremy serves on the International Development Select Committee, where he sits as one of 11 members. In the past he has also served on the Health and Social Care Bill Committee. Jeremy is Chair of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank and IMF.
Business Lunch arranged and hosted by Jeremy Lefroy MP in support of Stafford's new Women's Refuge - July 2015
Designed and Published by Jeremy Pert, Bank Farm, Croxton, Staffordshire ST21 6PE
copyright applied for © all rights reserved
Ward Member for Eccleshall and Cabinet Member
for Communities on Stafford Borough Council