Nick Hurd is the Member of Parliament of Ruislip Northwood Pinner and former Minister for Civil Society. He was elected in 2005.
Nick represents the fourth successive generation of his family to serve as an MP.Before entering politics he developed a business career over 18 years which gave him the experience of running his own business and representing a British bank in Brazil (1995-1999).In Parliament his focus has been on social policy and the need for stronger communities and better protection of our natural resources.In the constituency, Nick has helped over 10,000 individual constituents with their issues. In addition, he has led campaigns to keep cancer services at Mt Vernon; to fight the proposed move of Harefield Hospital; to limit over-development in the area; and to oppose the third runway at Heathrow. Nick was born in 1962 and is a graduate of Oxford University. He was married to Clare in 2010 and has two sons and two daughters from his previous marriage. He is also a Governor of Coteford Junior School.