The Biz Club invites you to lunch with Philip Hllobone MP at The Falcon Hotel, Uppingham on July 30th, at 12.30 pm

Philip Hollobone is the MP for Kettering, which is based on the town of Kettering itself and includes, Barton Seagrave, Burton Latimer, Desborough, Rothwell, and 22 villages located between Corby, Wellingborough, and Market Harborough.

A Labour seat between 1997-2005, at the 2019 General Election Kettering returned a Conservative majority of 16,765. Kettering voted 61% for Brexit in 2016.

Having studied Modern History and Economics at Oxford University, Philip became an industry research analyst examining the performance of water, gas, and electricity companies across the UK. Philip served over eight years in the Territorial Army, latterly as a paratrooper. In 1984, Philip spent eight months working as a volunteer teaching assistant in Honduras, Central America.

First elected as an MP in 2005, Philip also served as a councilor on Kettering Borough Council until the new council of North Northamptonshire was established in 2021.

In the House of Commons, Philip serves on the Panel of Chairs chosen by Mr Speaker to chair Commons committees and Parliamentary debates outside the main chamber. Philip is the only MP to have completed all stages of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme (serving time with the Royal Air Force, the Royal Navy, the British Army, and the Royal College of Defence Studies), the Police Parliamentary Scheme (including six years as a Special Constable with the British Transport Police) and the Fire Service Parliamentary Scheme.

Philip was one of the 28 Spartans, the Conservative MPs who in 2019 voted all three times against

Age 58, Philip is married to Natalie, has two teenage children, and lives in a village just outside the town of Kettering.