Alex Burghart MP

Alex Burghart is the Member of Parliament for Brentwood and Ongar. Alex is a former school teacher and the son of two teachers. The first person in his family to go to university, he read history at Oxford before taking his doctorate at King’s College London where he taught and lectured.

He has worked at the highest levels of government having been a policy adviser at the Department for Education, where he worked on the Munro Review of Child Protection and, most recently, a Special Adviser to the Prime Minister, Theresa May, on social justice. He has sat on the Board of Yarlington Housing Group and is a governor at Queensmill School for children with autism.