Chris was elected MP for Kingswood at the General Election of May 2010. He previously worked as a historian, publishing Edward VI in 2007, and Death and the Virgin in 2010. Chris is committed to standing up for local residents both in Kingswood and in Parliament, as well as campaigning to protect the local Green Belt.
Chris was born and grew up in Longwell Green and now lives in Bitton. His family have lived in the Kingswood area for generations.
Chris is currently a member of the Health Select Committee, as well as Secretary of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Disability.