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|Member of Parliament |
for Brighton Pavilion
2 May 1997 – 12 April 2010
|Preceded by||Derek Spencer|
|Succeeded by||Caroline Lucas|
|Born||15 September 1945|
Richmond, Surrey, London, United Kingdom
|Political party||Labour Co-operative|
|Alma mater||University of Kent |
University of Sussex
University of Westminster
Lepper was educated at the University of Kent where he took a degree in English and American literature. He also has a PGCE qualification from the University of Sussex and a Postgraduate Diploma in Film from the Polytechnic of Central London. Prior to his election to parliament Lepper worked as a secondary school English and Media Studies teacher at Westlain Grammar School and Falmer High School, both in Brighton. Lepper is married to Jeane (born Jeane Stroud); they have one son and one daughter.
On 24 July 2012, David Lepper was conferred the honorary degree of Master of Laws from the University of Brighton.
Lepper was the first Labour leader of Brighton Borough Council, and Mayor in 1993–94. His wife Jeane is a former mayor and councillor within the Labour group on Brighton and Hove Council. In parliament, Lepper chaired the Broadcasting select committee. Lepper supported the building of the new new stadium for Brighton & Hove Albion FC.
- "MP's wife in line to be mayor". The Argus. Newsquest Media Group. 18 December 2002. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
- "City's new mayor is sworn in". The Argus. Newsquest Media Group. 14 May 2004. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
- "Councillor details - Councillor Jeane Lepper". Brighton & Hove City Council. 21 January 2019. Retrieved 21 January 2019.
- "MP to step down at next election". The Argus. Newsquest Media Group. 20 September 2006. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
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