Jane StevensonMember of Parliament for Wolverhampton North East
Jane Stevenson was elected as the MP for Wolverhampton North East in the 2019 general election – the first Conservative to win the seat since 1987. She unseated Labour’s Emma Reynolds on an impressive 12.2 per cent swing. Stevenson was born in Wolverhampton and hails from the Mattox family in Wednesfield who owned a lock and key making factory in the area. Before her involvement in politics, Stevenson was a professional singer, having won a scholarship to the Guildhall School of Music to sing opera. Her career as a classical singer saw her perform in more than forty countries and at iconic venues like Symphony Hall and the Royal Albert Hall, as well as teaching singing. Stevenson campaigned for Vote Leave in Wolverhampton and serves as a city councillor for Tettenhall Wightwick. She is also the deputy chairman political of the Conservative Party in the Black Country.
Official parliamentary photograph taken by Chris McAndrew, 2017, licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0