Stephen McPartland was elected to the House of Commons as Member of Parliament for Stevenage in 2010 and 2015.
In his first term as a Member of Parliament, Stephen secured over £300 million from the Government for infrastructure investment in Stevenage for our local schools, hospital, housing and jobs. He is also leading a campaign for a satellite Radiotherapy Unit to be based at the Lister Hospital so cancer care can be brought closer to patients' homes.
Stephen was born in Liverpool on 9th August 1976. He lives in Stevenage with his wife Emma who is a teacher at a local primary school. He is an avid reader and a football fan, often watching Stevenage play. He is a Trustee of the Living Room and Patron of Turn the Tide, both locally-based charity organisations founded in Stevenage.
Prior to being elected an MP, Stephen was the Director of Membership for British American Business (the US Chamber of Commerce), based in London. Stephen commenced his political career in 1999 in Warrington where he managed a range of local council, Parliamentary and European election campaigns, before moving to Hertfordshire in 2001 to work as a Campaign Manager.
Stephen studied for his first degree in History at the University of Liverpool, graduating in 1997. He studied for an MSc in Technology Management at Liverpool John Moores University the following year.