Simon Jupp is the Conservative MP for East Devon.
Simon was born in Plymouth with family living across the county. He previously worked as a radio presenter for East Devon’s local radio station Radio Exe and was part of the launch team of Radio Plymouth.
Simon also worked for the BBC in the South West and ITV, working his way up to become the manager of BBC Radio Solent in Dorset and regularly presented the flagship Breakfast programme.
He swapped journalism for politics to help make a difference and improve people's lives, working his way up to advising the Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State, Dominic Raab MP.
Simon was elected in December 2019 with over 50% of the vote and was chosen by fellow MPs to be a member of the Transport Select Committee in February 2020.
In his spare time, Simon enjoys walking our stunning coastline and countryside with his family and friends.