Ben is a married father of three, who loves rugby and politics.
Before being elected as a Member of Parliament, he was Head of Strategy at ICAEW, working both in Milton Keynes and London.
Other previous roles include working as a Policy Advisor in the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, working on various farms, for a grain trader and as a senior consultant at the professional services firm Deloitte. As well as his private sector experience, Ben has a background in local government, specialising in finance and regeneration.
He grew up on a farm and is passionate about protecting our rural communities and industries. Working on the farm for his dad, which he always enjoyed, has proven to be a foundation for him – working hard for family and community.
He is in politics to make a difference to people's lives and is excited about representing the people of Milton Keynes North in Parliament.
In February 2020, Ben was appointed onto the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee.
In July 2020, Ben was elected Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Housing Market and Housing Delivery.
In January 2021, Ben was elected Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Connected and Automated Mobility.
Ben is also a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Ending Homelessness.
His proudest moments in Parliament so far include securing a Government amendment to the Domestic Abuse Bill to ensure victims get priority housing status and his work to push the Government to put in place a reinsurance scheme to allow events to go ahead after COVID.