Brooks

Brooks Newmark

Member of Parliament for Braintree

Brooks was first elected as the MP for Braintree in 2005. He has served as a member of the Science & Technology Select Committee (2005-7) and the Treasury Select Committee (2006-7). Brooks was promoted to the Whips' Office in July 2007 and following his re-election in 2010, Brooks was appointed a Senior Government Whip (2010-11) and Lord Commissioner of the Treasury. He was re-elected on to the Treasury Select Committee in 2012, and appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Cabinet Office (Civil Society) in 2014. Brooks' special interests include: Economic Policy, Foreign Policy (Middle East and USA), International Development (Rwanda), Special Needs Education, and Women & Equality.  

Brooks has published a number of papers on debt: 'Simply Red: The True State of the Public Finances' (CPS, 2006), 'The Price of Irresponsibility' (CPS, 2008) and 'The Hidden Debt Bombshell' (CPS, 2009). Brooks is also a Board Director at Harvard University (Harvard Alumni Association), Founder and Co-Chairman of the Party's Women2Win campaign, Chairman of the United & Cecil Club, and Founder of the Million Jobs Campaign. Before entering politics, Brooks was a Senior Partner of Apollo Management LP, a leading International Private Equity firm. 

Brooks was educated at Harvard College (AB History) and Harvard Business School (MBA Finance), and was also a Politics Research Graduate at Worcester College, Oxford. Brooks lives locally with his wife and five children. Brooks is a keen Newcastle United supporter (and season ticket holder), and enjoys skiing and long-distance running. Brooks is involved in numerous charities, including Get Kids Going! PARC, Farleigh Hospice, and A Partner in Education, which he founded in 2010.

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