Tania Mathias (Con) Twickenham
Twickenham’s first female MP beat Vince Cable. An NHS doctor, she has worked for the UN in Gaza, Africa, India and China. She supports innovation in the NHS, opposes EU “interference” and Heathrow expansion.
Maria Caulfield (Con) Lewes
Unseated Norman Baker. The daughter of Irish immigrants, she grew up in south London. A research nurse at the Royal Marsden hospital, Ms Caulfield says she will protect the NHS.
Rishi Sunak (Con) Richmond, Yorkshire
The son of a GP, he co-founded an investment firm and ran the centre-right think tank Policy Exchange’s Black and Minority Ethnic research unit. He has a PPE degree from Oxford and an MBA from Stanford University, California.
Alan Mak (Con) Havant
Takes over the seat from David Willetts, who has retired. Mr Mak, 31, grew up in York where his parents ran a shop. He is the first MP of Chinese origin. The first of his family to go to university (he studied law at Cambridge and as a post-graduate at Oxford) he says he is a Thatcherite who joined the party in 2000 inspired by William Hague’s campaign to keep the pound.
James Berry (Con) Kingston and Surbiton
Defeated Ed Davey. Mr Berry is a Harvard law graduate and a barrister who acted as a junior counsel in the Leveson inquiry and the Raoul Moat inquest.
James Davies (Con) Vale of Clwyd
He works for the NHS as a GP and has a particular interest in dementia. Mr Davies has been a Prestatyn councillor since 2004, and wants to help build a stronger local economy led by the private sector.
Keir Starmer (Labour) Holborn and St Pancras
A familiar name, having served as director of public prosecutions. He has said his left-wing ideas are a result of growing up in a working-class family (his parents named him after Keir Hardie). Mr Starmer is likely to be a strong voice on issues of justice, police, legal aid and human rights.
Rupa Huq (Labour) Ealing Central and Acton
Born to Bangladeshi parents who came to the UK in the 1960s, Ms Huq is a university lecturer, writer and part-time DJ going by the name of “Dr Huq”.
Stephen Kinnock (Labour) Aberavon
The son of former Labour leader Lord Kinnock and Baroness Kinnock (Neil and Glenys), he is married to the Danish Prime Minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt. Mr Kinnock, 45, describes his surname as a “break-even”.
Wes Streeting (Labour) Ilford North
Grew up on a Tower Hamlets council estate, and was the first in his family to go to university. He served as president of the National Union of Students and campaigned against homophobia in schools with the charity Stonewall.
Melanie Onn (Labour) Great Grimsby
A former trade union organiser and Labour Party official, Ms Onn is said to be well liked in the party. She is a moderniser and wants to bring wind energy to the port town.
Drew Hendry (SNP) Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey
The leader of the Highlands Council, he has run his own online services business for many years. Expect a competent critic of austerity with a focus on infrastructure spending for the Highlands.
Mhairi Black (SNP) Paisley & Renfrewshire
At 20, Ms Black, a politics and public policy student at the University of Glasgow, is the youngest new MP since 1667. She unseated Labour’s campaign chief Douglas Alexander, and is likely to speak against cuts.
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