Biography: Philip Bradbourn DMA OBE MEP is a British politician, and Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands region, for the Conservative Party. He has been a member of the European Parliament since 1999.
He was a parliamentary candidate for Wolverhampton South East in the 1992 general election and stood for the European Parliament in County Durham in 1994.
Until his election he was adviser to the Conservative Group Leader on Wolverhampton City Council. He held various local authority posts mainly based around planning. He was also the Chairman of the West Midlands Region Conservatives.
In the 1992 General Election he stood as Conservative Candidate in the Wolverhampton South-East Parliamentary Constituency and in the 1994 European Elections was European Conservative Candidate for the County Durham European Constituency.
Born in Tipton in 1951, Philip Bradbourn was educated at Tipton Grammar School and then at Wulfrun College and Worcester College where he obtained a post-graduate Diploma in Municipal Administration in 1972. Raised in the Black Country, he still lives in the area.
He was awarded the O.B.E. for public and political service in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 1994.