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Name: Anne Main
Candidate for: St Albans
ANNE MAIN, sitting MP for St Albans and Conservative Party candidate, was born in Cardiff
in 1957, and graduated in English literature at Swansea University.
She taught English and drama in a London comprehensive and had three children with her first husband, Stephen, before he died of cancer at the age of 34.
In 1995 she married her second husband Andrew, and has born him a son.
Mrs Main, who won the seat from Labour in 2005, lives with her family in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, but has controversially claimed Parliamentary expenses for a flat in central St Albans as her "second home".
She serves on three cross-party select committees - the Energy and Climate Change Committee, the Communities and Local Government Committee and the Advisory Committee on Works of Art.
She was elected chair of the Britain-Bangladesh All Party Parliamentary Group in 2009.
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