Tessa Munt MP

MP for Wells

Tessa  was inspired to pursue a career in politics by her grandfather who took up politics in his adopted country, Kenya, serving as Minister for Finance & Development through the 1950s.  Neither of Tessa’s parents were political, but her uncle was on the Church of England’s ruling body and was well known for challenging the establishment!

Before her election, Tessa enjoyed a varied career: a year at a bank, three years in a firm of local solicitors, then joined a hotel company where over ten years, she worked in sales, accounts, marketing and personnel. Promotions meant moving to East Anglia, then into the company’s international division, training managers and staff in customer care. She has two almost grown up children Emma and Harry and lives with Partner David in Somerset.

She was finally elected the MP for Wells Constituency in May 2010 and has since gained a reputation as busy constituency MP and an effective voice in Westminster.

In her spare time, Tessa likes cooking for family and friends, walking and listening to music

Record Of Delivery

Tessa has a strong record of delivering for local people. As an MP Tessa;

  • Holds the record number of surgeries held by MPs elected in 2010 at over 500
  • Has worked alongside Vince Cable to hold banks to account over Interest Rate Swap mis-selling
  • Victory in overturning Chancellor, George Osborne’s Caravan Tax
  • Spearheaded campaign preventing privatisation of nations forestry

Parliamentary Experience

Tessa now serves as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills.

Contact

Email:

tessa.munt.mp@parliament.uk

Website: www.tessamunt.org.uk
Twitter: @tessamunt
Telephone: 

02072197184

Address:
House of Commons
London
SW1A 0AA

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