David Campbell Bannerman MEP

David Campbell Bannerman, known affectionately as ‘dcb’, is a Conservative MEP for the East of England. David has long-standing connections with the area and has family here. He was first elected to the European Parliament in June 2009.

David believes in putting his country first, before party or personal interest.  He is firmly committed to common sense policies that better the lives of all the people of Britain.

David loves Europe, its peoples and cultures, but not the remote, antidemocratic and fraudulent European Union. David regards the EU as being dangerous to our shared freedoms, and destructive of our historic British identity.

As a former ministerial advisor, David has served at the highest levels of the British Government. During the Irish Peace Process, David was the Special Adviser to Sir Patrick Mayhew who was the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. He was also Chairman of the influential Bow Group think tank when it had 100 MP members and stood for the Conservative party during the 2001 General Election campaign in Warwick and Leamington.

A great supporter of the Commonwealth, David was born in India but has lived in England since childhood. After graduating from Edinburgh University with an MA (Honours) degree, David first worked for advertising agencies and public relations companies.  He went to become the Communications Director for a leading transport organisation (ATOC) and then led the website division of a leading PLC. To relax, David enjoys country walks, films and industrial heritage.

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Geoffrey Van Orden MEP

First elected as MEP in 1999, Geoffrey leads the Conservative MEP team in the East of England. He has consistently opposed European political integration, in particular EU meddling in defence.  He wants to use opportunities from the single market and other laws to ensure that our local businesses and citizens get the best deal and to prevent unhelpful legislation. He attaches particular importance to ensuring that so-called 'EU funds' coming to the East of England (effectively British taxpayers’ money recycled through Brussels) are more accessible and better spent.

John Flack MEP

John Flack replaced Vicky Ford who stood down on 12 June 2017 after winning the Chelmsford seat in the 2017 general election.