Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe


Former British Conservative Party politician and politics speaker Ann Widdecombe has held multiple cabinet positions and gained invaluable experience in the process to make her a sought after and respected keynote and after dinner speaker. Her sometimes controversial policy views made her a household name, including her opposition of the legality of abortion and supporting the re-introduction of the death penalty.

Ann Widdecombe was often described as the peoples choice to become the Speaker of the House of Commons, but many of the MPs were not ready for her. Ann was one of the few Conseravtive MPs to vote for the fox-hunting ban and has consistently been against any legislation reducing emissions. Ann was quoted on global warming stating ‘there is no climate change, hasn’t anybody looked out their window recently?’

From 2002 onwards, Ann also became a regular appearance on many documentaries and television shows, such as Have I Got News For You, Ann Widdecombe Versus and most famously as a competitor on Strictly Come Dancing.

During her political after dinner and keynote speeches, Ann discusses the political landscape, social responsibility along with providing an invaluable insight into top flight Politics with come of the most influential figures of modern times. Ann also welcomes audience participation, answering questions with true knowledge and interest.

To book Ann Widdecombe as the politics speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Ann is known to cover the following topics:

  • The Political Landscape
  • Social Responsibility
  • Policy Formation
  • TV, Journalism & Broadcasting
  • Christianity & Religion

“Ann received a 100% excellent review. One delegate commented that Ann was the best speaker she had ever heard.”
The Centre for Sheltered/Supported Housing Studies

“Thank you for all your help and advice in booking Ann Widdecombe to speak to our U3A on ‘Life after Westminster’. The afternoon was a great success and the talk extremely entertaining and well delivered. Ann was very well received and appreciated by all the members who attended.”
Phil – Hertford & District U3A“The Armada Dinner went really well. Ms Widdecombe was wonderful”

The Royal Navy