Stephen Lloyd was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Eastbourne & Willingdon from 2010 to 2015. Following his narrow defeat on 7 May 2015, by only 733 votes, he originally announced that he would retire from politics. However following a town-wide petition a year later calling for him to think again Stephen announced in July 2016 he would seek re-election as Member of Parliament for Eastbourne & Willingdon.
Stephen was born and brought up in the coastal city of Mombasa, Kenya, though educated in the UK from the age of eight. Prior to becoming a Member of Parliament, he worked in business for over twenty years. From 1998 to 2005, as a Business Development Director at The Grass Roots Group, part of the WPP Group. After this he joined the Federation of Small Businesses, as a business development consultant, until his election to Parliament in 2010.
Following the 2015 general election he was appointed as the Business Development Director for West End Studios, a leading international events company based in Eastbourne. Since his re-stand announcement Stephen continues as an Associate Director with West End, and a freelance Business Development & Marketing Consultant.
Stephen has lived in Old Town in Eastbourne for many years and is closely involved with the local community. A patron or trustee of many charities, he is a keen advocate of all things Eastbourne. Stephen is hearing-impaired. At the age of six, having contracted measles he lost all hearing in his left ear, retaining only partial hearing in his right.
On being reselected Stephen said; "I believe Eastbourne needs strong, progressive and committed leadership now more than ever. An MP who people know always put our town first. Who has a clear positive vision for its future with the proven ability to make that vision a reality."
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