Bob Neill

Sir Robert James MacGillivray Neill (born 24 June 1952) is a British barrister and Conservative Party politician. He has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bromley and Chislehurst since a by-election on 29 June 2006, following the death of the previous incumbent Eric Forth. He served as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Communities and Local Government from 14 May 2010 to 4 September 2012.[3] He is the current Chair of Parliament's Justice Select Committee.

Sir Bob Neill

Official portrait, 2020
Chair of the Justice Select Committee
Assumed office
19 June 2015
Preceded bySir Alan Beith
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for London, Local Government and Planning
In office
14 May 2010  4 September 2012
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byIan Austin
Succeeded byBrandon Lewis
Member of Parliament
for Bromley and Chislehurst
Assumed office
29 June 2006
Preceded byEric Forth
Majority10,891 (23.9%)
Leader of the Conservative Party
in the London Assembly
In office
2004–2006
Preceded byEric Ollerenshaw[1]
Succeeded byAngie Bray[2]
Member of the London Assembly
for Bexley and Bromley
In office
4 May 2000  3 May 2008
Preceded byNew creation
Succeeded byJames Cleverly
Personal details
Born
Robert James MacGillivray Neill

(1952-06-24) 24 June 1952 (age 69)
Ilford, England
NationalityBritish
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)
Daphne White
(m. 2009; div. 2015)

Ann-Louise Whittaker
(m. 2018)
Alma materLondon School of Economics
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionBarrister
Websitewww.bobneill.org.uk