Luke was born and grew up in South Gloucestershire and now lives in Westerleigh. His family have lived and worked in South Gloucestershire for generations. Luke has worked in retail since the age of 16 and was most recently an Area Manager for Farmfoods prior to being elected as the Member of Parliament for Thornbury & Yate in May 2015.
In his spare time, Luke spends his time with his family and friends. He is also a keen sportsman, and has held an amateur boxing licence and has run two half marathons.He is hoping to complete a full marathon in the future and is currently training in the local gym in Yate.
Luke has been an active member of the local Conservative Party since 2009. He has been a Constituency Chairman in South Gloucestershire and has served as the Deputy Chairman of the Bristol and South Gloucestershire Conservatives.
Luke was nominated for the 2013 National Conservative Excellence Awards for his campaigning in South Gloucestershire.
As a local man, Luke has campaigned to protect and defend against plans to build on greenbelt land, extensions for local parking permits and calling for a review of traffic restrictions on key roads such as the A420.