Mary Macleod was elected as the Member of Parliament for the Brentford and Isleworth constituency in West London on the 7th May 2010. She represented approximately half of the Hounslow Borough, covering Chiswick, Brentford, Syon, Osterley, Isleworth, Hounslow Central, Hounslow South and Hounslow Heath. Aside from her role as an MP, she has previously served as Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the former Culture Secretary, Rt Hon. Maria Miller MP, as well as to the former Policing Minister, Rt Hon. Nick Herbert MP. She currently works with the Northern Ireland Office as PPS to the Northern Ireland Secretary, Rt Hon. Theresa Villiers MP.
Mary spends Monday to Thursday working in her office in Westminster and attending debates on behalf of her constituents in Parliament. This involves speaking in the House of Commons, attending meetings, replying to emails and letters and working with her Parliamentary team to address local issues.
Mary is currently involved in many other activites in Parliament:
- Mary is the Small Business Ambassador for London
- Chairing the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) Women in Parliament
- Vice-chairing the All Party Parliamentary Group on Microfinance
- Serving in the Parliamentary Armed Forces scheme as a Squadron Leader in the RAF
- Trustee of the Industry and Parliament Trust
- Vice-President of the Commonwealth Youth Exchange Programme
- A member of several All Party Parliamentary Groups including China and Corporate Governance
Outside of Westminster, Mary spends as much time as possible out and about in the constituency. She uses Fridays to meet with local businesses, local organisations, charities, schools, hospitals and residents across Chiswick, Brentford, Isleworth, Osterley and Hounslow. Mary also holds her weekly advice surgeries on a Friday, including monthly surgeries at the Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara, on Alice Way in Hounslow, and the Hounslow Jamia Masjid and Islamic Centre, on Wellington Road South in Hounslow. Mary holds her advice surgeries throughout the constituency, including sessions in Chiswick, Brentford, Isleworth and Hounslow.
Mary can often be found at the weekend attending some of the constituency's excellent local events. You can read more about the events Mary has attended in her monthly e-newsletter. Please enter your email address on the front page to subscribe.
If you would like to invite Mary to an event, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.