Minister of State for Defence Procurement
Organization: Parliament of the United Kingdom
Place of Birth: Aylesbury, England
Jeremy Mark Quin is a British Conservative Party politician who has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Horsham since the 2015 general election.
Educated at St Albans School, Hertfordshire, Quin went up to Hertford College, Oxford.
After graduating from Oxford University, he joined NatWest Securities, which later merged into Deutsche Bank, and in 2001 Quin became Managing Director of the firm. In 2008 and 2009 he served as Senior Corporate Financial Adviser during the financial crisis.
Quin first stood as a Conservative candidate in Meirionnydd Nant Conwy at the 1997 general election, gaining 3,922 (16%) of the votes cast, coming third behind the Labour and Plaid Cymru candidates. He was shortlisted as a potential Conservative Party candidate in South Suffolk, Bexhill and Battle and Fareham at different elections. From 2010 to 2013, he served as the Chairman of Buckingham Conservative Association.
Quin was chosen as the Conservative Party's candidate in Horsham in the 2015 general election on 12 March 2015, after the incumbent Conservative MP, Francis Maude, announced he would be stepping down.
In July 2015, he was elected as a member of the Work and Pensions Select Committee, and held this position until October 2016. Quin also served on the Regulatory Reform Select Committee between October 2015 and November 2018, and is a current member of the Selection Committee. Under Theresa May, Quin was appointed a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury. On 28 July 2019 he was promoted to Comptroller of the Household by Boris Johnson.
Quin campaigned for the "Remain" side in the 2016 Brexit Referendum. After the referendum result he voted for the UK to leave the EU.