Stuart Andrew

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Stuart Andrew
Stuart Andrew (born 1971) is a Conservative politician. He has been MP for Pudsey in Leeds since 2010.

Stuart Andrew grew up on a council estate in Anglesey,[1] going to school in Menai Bridge. A Conservative supporter from an early age, he switched to Labour for a time. He met his partner Robin while working for a hospice in Lancashire and they decided to move to Leeds together.[1]

He was a Leeds city councillor from 2003 to 2010.

During a debate in Parliament he recalled having been attacked in the street and beaten unconscious “because of who and what I am”.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Accessed: 2015-05-11. (Archived by WebCite® at
  2. Jack Blanchard, "Leeds MP beaten unconscious in homophobic attack hits out at Tory gay marriage rebels" Yorkshire Post, 22 May 2013.