Political Advisory Board

David Jones MP

David Jones MP is on the Advisory Board of the Foundation for Independence. David has loyally served the people of Clwyd West as their Member of Parliament since 2005, and was notably the first Conservative to represent a Welsh constituency since 1987. David has held several ministerial positions, and is currently the Minister of State at the Department for Exiting the European Union. In 2016 Jones joined the advisory board of Leave Means Leave and also led the Welsh arm of the Vote Leave campaign.

Suzanne Evans

Suzanne Evans is on the Advisory Board of the Foundation for Independence. Prior to her political career Suzanne was a well respected BBC journalist. Initially elected as a Conservative councillor in 2010, Suzanne resigned the whip and joined UKIP in 2013 and represented UKIP on the London Borough of Merton Council until 2014. Leaving UKIP in 2018 Suzanne has continued being a prominent Brexit campaigner and commentator.

Graham Stringer MP

Graham Stringer MP is on the Advisory Board of the Foundation for Independence. Stringer is a well respected, veteran MP who has represented the constituency of Blackley and Broughton since 1997. Graham has been a prominent voice in the Labour Party for Euroscepticism and ending Britain’s membership of the EU. Stringer is a man of integrity and on several occasions has placed country before party, with many viewing him as a rare breed of politician.

Jim Sillars

Jim Sillars is on the Advisory Board of the Foundation for Independence. Initially a fireman, Jim began his political career by joining the Fire Brigades Union, and later the Labour Party. Jim was the deputy leader of the Scottish National Party (1991-1992), and was formerly the Labour MP for South Ayrshire (1970-1976), holding the seat until 1979. Sillars joined the SNP in 1980, and later represented the constituency of Glasgow Govan (1988-1992). Sillars has been an outspoken critic of the European Union throughout his political career, and has actively campaigned against the EU since the 1990s.