Karen Buck

Karen Buck

Constituency

Westminster North

Party

Labour

Address as

Ms Buck

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 3000
Fax: 020 7219 3664
buckk@parliament.uk

Constituency

The Labour Party, 4G Shirland Mews, London, W9 3DY
Tel: 020 8968 7999
Fax: 020 8960 0150
buckk@parliament.uk

Biography

Electoral history

Member for Regent's Park and Kensington North 1997-2010, for Westminster North since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Transport 2005-06; Parliamentary assistant to Tony McNulty as Minister for London 2008-10; Shadow Minister for: Welfare Reform 2010-11, Education 2011-

Party groups

Labour Party: Policy Directorate (Health) 1987-92, Campaign Strategy Co-ordinator 1992-99

Select committees

Member: Social Security 1997-2001, Selection 1999-2001, Work and Pensions 2001-05, 2010, Home Affairs 2006-09, Home Affairs Sub-Committee 2008-09, Children, Schools and Families 2009-10; Chair: London 2009-10

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Westminster City Council 1990-97

Political interests

Housing, urban regeneration, health care, welfare, children, child poverty, environment and climate change

General Election 2010 - Westminster North

Name Party Votes %
Buck, Karen Lab 17377 43.56%
Cash, Joanne Con 15251 38.23%
Blackburn, Mark Lib Dem 5513 13.82%
Smith, Tristan Green 478 1.2%
Curry, Stephen BNP 334 0.84%
Badzak, Jasna UKIP 315 0.79%
Bahaijoub, Ali Ind 101 0.26%
Roseman, Edward Eng Dem 99 0.25%
Fajardo, Gabriela Christian 98 0.25%
Dharamsey, Abby Ind 32 0.09%
Result Lab Hold (0.63% from Lab to Con)