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Martin Rigby
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Martin Rigby

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Name: Martin Thomas Rigby MP
Avatar: Peter Bone MP
Age: 68 (born March 16, 1948)
Sex: Male
Ethnicity: White British
Marital Status: Widower; two adult children
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual

Party: Liberal Democrats
Political Outlook: An early supporter of the Orange Book endeavour and close confidant of Nick Clegg, Rigby has since moved closer to the center of the Liberal Democrat party. A Europhile and free trader, he is especially interested in seeing the Liberal Democrats pursue coalition deals until it eventually re-establishes itself as a true contender for Government.
Constituency: Southport
Year Elected: 2001

Education: Attended LSE on a scholarship for a BSc in Economics
Career: After graduation in 1969, Rigby became a chartered accountant, focusing on bookkeeping. He would enter middle management at a multinational shipping firm based out of Liverpool before eventually becoming the firm's controller in 1981. There, he served as a senior manager, overseeing audit, accounts, and taxation.
Political Career: Elected as an MP for Southport in 2001, following Ronnie Fearn's decision to stand down. Was Business Spokesman for the Liberal Democrats from 2007 through 2009. Served as Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister (then Nick Clegg) from 2012 through 2015.
Rt Hon. Martin Rigby
Secretary of State for Transportation and Infrastructure (2016-present)
Liberal Democrat MP for Southport (2001-present)
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