John has been the MP for Wokingham since 1987. A member of the Conservative Party, he was Secretary of State for Wales in the Major government he served in mutiple shadow cabinet roles in the early 2000s. Since leaving front-bench politics, John has been one of the most recognisable backbench MPs in the country. He is a well-respected commentator, John regularly updates a political commentary blog, which he has called John Redwood’s Diary and has written several political books. John has in recent times spoken out against reforms to IR35 and his desire to cut corperation tax. He is also a big vocal advocate for freelancers.