Chair of All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on rare, genetic and undiagnosed conditions
After studying for a degree at Durham University, and a Master’s from the University of Cambridge, Ben worked alongside the NHS as a senior healthcare consultant. Between 2007 and 2011, Ben served as a local councillor in Essex and between 2010 and 2013, he was the National Chairman of Conservative Future, the youth wing of the Conservative Party.
Ben was selected as a Conservative candidate at an open primary in 2013 and was elected as the Member of Parliament for Bath in May 2015. In Parliament, Ben is a member of the Women and Equalities Select Committee and the Petitions Select Committee.