Sherwood MP Mark Spencer has been announced as Chief Whip following Boris Johnson’s victory in the Conservative leadership election
Former NFYFC chairman Mark Spencer has been appointed Chief Whip following Boris Johnson’s announcement as Prime Minister.
Mr Spencer, MP for Sherwood in Nottinghamshire, was announced as Chief Whip yesterday (July 23).
Mr Spencer, from Lambley near Nottingham, studied at Shuttleworth Agricultural College in Bedfordshire before joining his family farming business.
The business was a former dairy farm which now grows potatoes, vegetables and produces free range eggs, beef and lamb, employing around 50 people.
Mr Spencer was elected as chair of NFYFC in October 1999 and served for 12 months.
NFYFC said: “NFYFC is delighted to hear that former chair of NFYFC Council, Mark Spencer MP, has been promoted to his new position of Chief Whip and wish him well in the task ahead”