Jesse Norman

Jesse Norman


Jesse Norman was educated at Oxford University (BA) and at University College London (MPhil, PhD).  Among other things he has run an educational project in Communist Eastern Europe, been a director at Barclays, and taught philosophy at UCL and Birkbeck College.  His books and pamphlets include The Achievement of Michael Oakeshott (ed.),After EuclidCompassionate Conservatism and The Big Society.

He writes and blogs prolifically in the national press.

In 2010 Jesse was elected as the MP for Hereford and South Herefordshire, and as a member of the Treasury Select Committee.

In 2012 he was chosen as Spectator Parliamentarian of the Year, and as Backbencher of the Year.  In 2013 he became a member of the Policy Board at 10 Downing Street.

His biography on Edmund Burke was published by HarperCollins in May 2013, and has been widely acclaimed.

Jesse Norman @Jesse_Norman

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So many heroes during the #UKFloods (emergency services a given) - but this man, Colin Taylor from #Hereford, deserves a mention. A volunteer flood warden, he evacuated an ENTIRE street. Hour after hour, chest deep in freezing water, but always with a smile. Give him a medal!🏅

Wonderful double portrait of Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks in @guardian. Thank you @HadleyFreeman

HEREFORDSHIRE KLAXON @HfdsCouncil @HfdCityCouncil @HfdsStreets @HFDfireservice @rosssportsclub @RossGazette @VisitRossOnWye

Apply! This is not just a is a cause! #bepartofit #bethechange

The Tactical Coordinating Group for flooding emergency and council services at Herefordshire Council. A very impressive operation.


I have activated the Government’s emergency Bellwin scheme to support those impacted by #StormDennis in Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Shropshire, Wrekin, Worcestershire and Herefordshire.

Thank you to councils and all those who have responded.

As of today, The Spectator is the world’s longest-lived current affairs magazine. At 69,985 days, we overtake the monthly Gentleman's Magazine (Jan. 1731-Sep. 1922, 69,984 days). Details:

Alfred Landecker Postdoctoral Fellow. Three year post to work with me @BlavatnikSchool on authoritarian threats to rights and interests of vulnerable groups.

Honoured to have been reappointed Financial Secretary to @hmtreasury.

American poet American Sharon Olds has just released her 13th collection, 'Arias' and the peeps at @ObserverUK are calling it a 'phenomenal achievement.'

Population of London compared to that of US cities

Radical Uncertainty, coauthored with Mervyn King, is out soon! Find out why Mervyn and I became interested in the area

Hugely honoured to have been formally sworn into the Privy Council by HM the Queen this evening. I think it caused some amusement at the Palace when I arrived at the Grand Entrance on my bike 🙂

Woowoo! Fantastic news. A serious step forward for sustainable transport for all.

Terrific visit today with @JackieDP to the Port of Tilbury to see their operations, visit Tilbury2, drop in on the Border Inspection Post and discuss the new Freeports consultation. Thank you!

Thank you so much. How kind of you.

No, I think he knows all this stuff anyway 🙂

Big thanks to @sajidjavid and @Jesse_Norman 🇬🇧🎶