Rt Hon Kevin Barron

Kevin Barron

Constituency

Rother Valley

Party

Labour

Address as

Mr Barron

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4432, 020 7219 6306
Fax: 020 7219 5952
barronk@parliament.uk

Constituency

9 Lordens Hill, Dinnington, Sheffield, S25 2QE
Tel: 01909 568611
Fax: 01909 569974

Biography

Electoral history

Member for Rother Valley 1983-2010, for Rother Valley (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to Neil Kinnock as Leader of the Opposition 1985-88; Sponsor private member's bills: to ban advertising and promotion of tobacco products 1993, 1994, Energy efficiency stamp duty rebate; Opposition Spokesperson for: Energy 1988-92, Employment 1993-95, Health 1995-97; Member: Intelligence and Security Committee 1997-2005, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority 2010-

Select committees

Chair: Health 2005-10; Member: Liaison 2005-; Standards and Privileges: Member 2005-10, Chair 2010-

International bodies

Hon. Treasurer, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (UK Branch) 2010-

Political interests

Energy, environment, home affairs, health, intelligence and security, international development, British film

Countries of interest

Bulgaria, Guyana, Tanzania

General Election 2010 - Rother Valley

Name Party Votes %
Barron, Kevin Lab 19147 40.87%
Donaldson, Lynda Con 13281 28.35%
Paxton, Wesley Lib Dem 8111 17.32%
Blair, Will BNP 3606 7.7%
Dowdall, Tina UKIP 2613 5.58%
Result Lab Hold (7.98% from Lab to Con)