Neil Hudson (politician)
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Neil Hudson Politician

Neil Hudson

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Member of Parliament
for Penrith and The Border

12 December 2019
Rory Stewart
Majority18,519 (38.7%)
Personal details
Political partyConservative
Alma materUniversity of Cambridge
University of Edinburgh
OccupationPolitician, veterinary surgeon

Neil Peter Hammerton Hudson[1]MP FRCVS is a British Conservative Party politician who was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Penrith and The Border in the 2019 general election.[2] He previously unsuccessfully stood in the constituencies of Newcastle upon Tyne North and Edinburgh South in the 2005 and 2010 general election, finishing third behind the winning Labour Party and runner-up Liberal Democrats in both.[3]

Academic career

Hudson studied at the University of Cambridge, qualifying from the veterinary school in 1994. Hudson then completed an internship at the University of Sydney, gaining a diploma in 1995, and later a PhD in Equine Gastroenterology at the University of Edinburgh.

Hudson is a senior lecturer at the University of Edinburgh Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.[4][5]

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.[4]

Personal life

Hudson has performed in the Cambridge Footlights and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.[6]


  1. ^ "Members Sworn". 18 December 2019. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "Penrith and The Border Parliamentary constituency". BBC. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Neil Hudson: Animal welfare and farming can thrive after Brexit - and under this new Government". Conservative Home. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Dr Neil Hudson | The University of Edinburgh". The University of Edinburgh. Retrieved 2019.
  5. ^ "Dr Neil Hudson". These Islands. Retrieved 2019.
  6. ^ "Veterinary profession now fielding three candidates in the 2019 elections - Veterinary News - VetSurgeon -". Retrieved 2019.

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