7th November 2016
In the final Bilton Lecture of 2016 on Thursday 17th November, we welcome Jeremy Wright MP to share his experiences in politics.
Born into a family of teachers, Jeremy began pursuing a career as a Barrister before making the move into politics. In 2003, Jeremy was chosen to represent the Conservative Party in Rugby and Kenilworth in 2003, winning the seat back from Labour in 2005.
In Opposition he was a member of the Justice Committee where his experience as a barrister proved extremely useful and he formed the all-party parliamentary group on Dementia, an issue he feels strongly about. In 2010, he was appointed to the Government as a Whip and in 2012 to the position of Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Ministry of Justice with responsibility for the prison service, probation, rehabilitation and sentencing. The 2014 Government reshuffle saw Jeremy promoted to Attorney General, chief legal adviser to the government, overseeing the Crown Prosecution Service, the Serious Fraud Office and Her Majesty’s Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate.
Drinks will be served in the Gallery from 7.00 – 7.25pm on Thursday 17th November and the lecture will run from 7.30pm – 8.15pm in the Ravenscroft Theatre. As before, older pupils (4th Form and above) are also welcome to this event.
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