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Preceded by
  
Aidan Burley

Website
  
amandamilling.com

Party
  
Conservative Party

Political party
  
Conservative

Nationality
  
British

Role
  
Politician

Majority
  
4,923 (10.5%)

Name
  
Amanda Milling


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Born
  
12 March 1975 (age 48) Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England (
1975-03-12
)

Alma mater
  
University College London

Education
  
University College London

Amanda Anne Milling (born 12 March 1975) is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Cannock Chase since the 2015 general election.

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Early life

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Milling was born in Burton upon Trent and lived there until leaving home. She was educated at Moreton Hall School and studied Economics and Statistics at University College London, graduating in 1997.

Political career

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Since becoming a Member of Parliament, Milling has served on the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee, the Committee for Arms Export Controls and the Education, Skills and Economy Sub-Committee until October 2016, following government departmental changes. As part of her work on these committees, Milling has taken part in some high-profile parliamentary enquiries, including the collapse of BHS and the working practices at Sports Direct.

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Following the Government Departmental changes she served on the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee. Milling has also served on several Bill Committees including the Welfare Reform and Policing and Crime Bill Committees until the 2017 General Election.

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In the Cannock Chase constituency Milling has been an active campaigner relating to all the issues that have come about from the closure of the Rugeley B Power Station and the delivery of the Chase Line electrification project, overcrowding on the Chase Line and supporting young people into work.

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Milling supports a wide variety of local groups, organisations and local charities including the Royal British Legion, the Rotary Clubs, the Lions Clubs and Soroptimists, Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children and the Hibbs Lupus Trust.

Milling was opposed to Brexit prior to the 2016 referendum, although she did not campaign for the remain side during the referendum. She has since supported the triggering of Article 50 in all Parliamentary votes.

In the 2017 General Election, she was re-elected with an increased majority of 8,391. She received 55% of the vote, compared to 44.2% in 2015.

References

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