Damien Moore was re-elected to parliament in December 2019, having won the Southport seat in 2017 in what was the first English Conservative gain of the night.
He studied for a history degree at the University of Central Lancashire before joining a graduate scheme for a national retailer. In 2012 he was elected to Preston City Council where he became Deputy Group Leader and Conservative finance spokesperson.
Damien was first selected as the Conservative parliamentary candidate for Southport at the 2015 general election. He narrowly came second to Liberal Democrat John Pugh, who had been MP for the seat since 2001.
Damien has chaired a number of All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs), including those on Tunisia, Blockchain, Belgium, and Luxembourg, and has served on both the Petitions Committee and the Science & Technology Committee.
Damien was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the Cabinet Office in 2019. He then became PPS to the Conservative Party Co-Chairman, before moving to become PPS to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
In October 2020, Damien was appointed as the Prime Minister's Trade Envoy for Tunisia and Libya. He resigned from these roles in September 2021.