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  Goodwill, Robert
NameRobert Goodwill
, , United Kingdom
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Born December 31, 1956 (64 years)
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May 23, 2017 05:53pm
InfoBorn in North Yorkshire, Robert is 47 years old. He was educated in York and at Newcastle University where he read agriculture before coming home to the 250 acre family farm at Terrington near Malton.

Between 1999 and 2004, Robert was one of Yorkshire's three Conservative Members of the European Parliament, standing down following his selection by local Conservatives as their candidate in Scarborough and Whitby. From 2003 to 2004, Robert was the Deputy Leader of our 36 Conservative MEPs as well as spokesman on environmental policy.

A staunch Eurosceptic, Robert's commitment to restore vital powers back to this country has been reinforced by his spell in Brussels. Fishing is top of his list in that regard.

Robert has leant his support local peoples' campaigns in the Scarborough and Whitby area. Most notably pressing for the upgrading of the A64 which currently limits business and tourism development on the East Coast.

Married to Maureen, they have three children, Bob 15, Harry 13 and Lucy 10 who all attend local state schools. Robert's other passion is his steam traction engines and "Sentinel" steam lorry which can be seen at many local steam events sporting its "Keep the Pound" livery.



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