William Wragg was first elected for the Hazel Grove Constituency at the 2015 General Election; securing re-election at both the 2017 and 2019 UK General Elections.
William grew up in Hazel Grove and served as a local councillor for the Hazel Grove ward on Stockport Council from 2011-2015. William works hard as a community campaigner, having organised successful petitions and led campaigns to protect local bus routes, instigate park refurbishment and retain school crossing patrols.
William lives in the heart of Hazel Grove and was educated at local state schools. He then became a primary school teacher in a state schools in Manchester. He cares passionately about helping our young people get the best start in life and to fulfil their potential. William has worked as a school mentor for children with special education requirements, alongside working a school governor at Hazel Grove Primary school. His priorities for the area are economic growth and jobs, raising educational standards and building an even stronger local NHS.
Since being elected William has been successful in the campaigns to grant Stepping Hill Hospital Specialist Status, keeping Stockport Magistrates Court. He has also led on the campaign to save local Greenbelt from developers and has successfully pushed Stockport Council to adopt a brown-field first policy to build much needed starter-homes for local residents. In Parliament, William chairs the influential Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs (PACAC) select committee.
William said: "I am determined to continue to work on behalf of all local residents, regardless of who they chose to vote for. I am a passionate campaigner for our area and I am proud of my record of action on local issues. I am committed to continuing this hard work in the years ahead.I am extremely proud that you have given me the great honour of serving the Hazel Grove constituency, my home area, in Parliament. It is a duty I take seriously and a challenge I take whole-heartedly.
I made commitments over the course of the campaign to deliver a 6-point plan for the area, namely:
1. Creating more jobs
2. Improving local transport links
3. Backing Stepping Hill Hospital
4. Supporting local schools
5. Cutting Crime
6. Improving local parks
I will stay true to these commitments and secure the improvements that our area needs.I recognise the huge trust that local people have placed in me. I won't forget where I have come from, and will stay true to my promises and principles."