to contact Burnham-On-Sea's MP, James Heappey
Heappey is the MP for the constituency of Wells, which covers
the Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge area.
was elected at the General Election held in May 2015.
James Heappey, 3c Town Street, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BD.
grew up locally and lives in Axbridge with his wife, Kate, and
his two children Charlie and Tilly. He cares deeply for our local
area and really understands the issues and pressures that our
communities face. He thinks hard about what our area needs and
wants to use his time in Parliament to deliver the improvements
we need to secure a strong and prosperous future our part of Somerset.
entering politics, James served in the Army reaching the rank
of Major. In a ten year career in the Rifles - the proud successor
to the Somerset Light Infantry - James served on operations in
Kabul in 2005, Northern Ireland in 2006, Basra in 2007 and Sangin
in Helmand Province in 2009. He also served in Kenya and across
the United Kingdom including time working for the head of the
Army in the Ministry of Defence in London.
is a very keen sportsman having competed at rugby,rowing and swimming
at various levels over the last twenty years. He still enjoys
the odd game of rugby as well as playing a bit of golf and tennis.
He also loves to cook, especially when there is so much fantastic
Somerset produced food to use as ingredients.