Alberto Costa, Member of Parliament for South Leicestershire
The only Member of Parliament of Italian descent currently sitting in the Commons, Alberto Costa is Conservative MP for South Leicestershire.
Involved in British politics for over 20 years, he was first elected in 2015 with a 16,000 majority.
A friend of the Italian Conservative Group since its inception, Alberto Costa MP is a strong supporter of the Group’s activity, having granted his presence at several events in 2016.
Alberto Costa, lawyer by profession, has worked across the United Kingdom as an English and Scottish qualified solicitor, in the Treasury Solicitor’s Department and represented the Home Secretary and Minister for Justice. He currently sits in the Justice Committee and is Secretary of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Italy.