About Antony Hook

Antony moved to Kent with his parents and younger brother during his childhood 1980s. After attending a local grammar school, Antony studied history at University College London, followed by law at City University and the Inns of Court School of Law. He completed his training at leading chambers (a group of barristers) in the capital. He now lives in Faversham with wife and young daughter.

Antony has been an active member of the Liberal Democrats since university in 1998 and has held seats as a member of both the party board and the national policy committee. In 2017 Antony was elected as a Town Councillor and then a Kent County Councillor for Faversham.

Antony was elected as a Member of the European Parliament for the South East at the European elections in May 2019. Antony sits on the committees for European Civil Liberties, and the Justice and Home Affairs Committee.

Antony’s priorities as an MEP are:

Stopping Brexit
Raising awareness of EU projects in the UK
Fighting to improve our civil liberties


2004, MA in Law, City University
2002-2003, Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law 
2001-2002, Postgraduate Diploma in Law, City University 
1998-2001, BA (Hons) History, UCL 

Professional career 

2003-2019 Present, Barrister 
2019 – Member of the European Parliament for the South East 

Offices held in a political party

1998 – Present – Member of the Liberal Democrats 
2017 – European Election Candidate for the South East 
2017 – Faversham Town Councillor 
2017 – Kent County Councillor 
2019 – Faversham Town Councillor