Sarah Newton MP, Conservative
Majority: 435 (0.89%)
Sarah Newton has held the seat since 2010.
Her stated political interests are: Ageing population, rural affairs, sustainable energy.
Ashcroft polling (June 2014):CON: 33%, LAB: 18%, LD: 16%, UKIP: 22%, Green: 9%
Simon Rix is a business consultant, and was previously head of public engagement at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust at Treliske. He is the Chairman of Cornwall Council’s back-bench Health and Adult Care Portfolio Advisory Committee.
John Hyslop studied medicine at the Royal Free Hospital and now works as a Consultant Radiologist for the Royal Cornwall Hospital. A member of the British Medical Association representing the South West a conferences, he also sits on the committee of region consultants. Hyslop is a qualified teacher, a founding trustee member of Heart Race Cornwall and Chairman of the Duchy Health Charity.