Nick Palmer MP
Dr Nick Palmer has been MP for Broxtowe since the 1997 Election. He studied at MIT, Copenhagen and gained a PhD in mathematics from Birkbeck College, London. Nick held various IT jobs in the pharmaceutical industry until his election to Parliament. He has served on the Northern Ireland Select Committee and Treasury Select Committee as well as the European Scrutiny Committee, a European Standing Committee and the Administration Committee. In 2003 he was appointed team Parliamentary Private Secretary to Ministers at the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. He is currently Parliamentary Private Secretary to Malcolm Wicks, Minister for State in the Department of Trade and Industry. He has been an Officer of the All Party Internet Group since 2001 and is currently Joint Vice Chairman.