Robert Buckland

Robert Buckland

Constituency

South Swindon

Party

Conservative

Address as

Mr Buckland

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 7168
Fax: 020 7219 4849
robert.buckland.mp@parliament.uk

Constituency

1 Milton Road, Swindon, SN1 5JE
Tel: 01793 533393
Fax: 01793 533393

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Islwyn 1995 by-election, Preseli Pembrokeshire 1997 and South Swindon 2005 general elections. Member for South Swindon since 6 May 2010 general election

Party groups

Conservative Party: Constituency chair: Llanelli 1993-96, Swansea West 1999-2000; Tory Reform Group: Board Member 2000-03, Vice-President; Member: Conservative Group for Europe 2002-, Conservative Foreign Affairs Forum 2006-, Society of Conservative Lawyers, Llanelli Conservative Club, Swindon Conservative Club; Chair, Conservative Human Rights Commission

Select committees

Member: Justice 2010-, Joint Committees on: Statutory Instruments 2010-, Consolidation, Etc, Bills 2010-; Member: Works of Art 2011-, Joint Committee on Privacy and Injunctions 2011-

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Dyfed County Council 1993-96

Political interests

Criminal justice, constitutional affairs, foreign affairs, education

Countries of interest

South and East Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Israel, Middle East, Russia

General Election 2010 - South Swindon

Name Party Votes %
Buckland, Robert Con 19687 41.52%
Snelgrove, Anne Lab 16143 34.04%
Hooton, Damon Lib Dem 8305 17.52%
Tingey, Robin UKIP 2029 4.28%
Miles, Jenni Green 619 1.31%
Kirk, Alastair Christian 176 0.38%
Evans, Karsten Ind 160 0.34%
Result Con Gain (5.49% from Lab to Con)