Damian has been the Member of Parliament for Ashford since 1997, being re-elected four times, most recently in 2015.
He is currently a Board Member of the Britain Stronger in Europe Campaign, and Chairman of Conservative European Mainstream. He is also a member of the European Scrutiny Committee, Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary BBC Group, and Chairman of the Conservative Backbench Education Committee.
After the 2010 Election he became Minister of State for Immigration at the Home Office, and from 2012-14 was Minister of State for Policing, Criminal Justice and Victims, a role covering both the Home Office and the Ministry of Justice. In October 2012 he was made a member of the Privy Council.
He was a Conservative Spokesman on Education and Employment from 1998-99, Conservative Environment Spokesman from 1999-2001, Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Skills from 2001-2003, and Shadow Secretary of State for Transport from…
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