Paul Burstow

Paul Burstow

Constituency

Sutton and Cheam

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Mr Burstow

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 1196
Fax: 020 7219 0974
burstowp@parliament.uk

Constituency

234 Gander Green Lane, Cheam, SM3 9QF
Tel: 020 8288 6550
Fax: 020 8288 6553
paul@paulburstow.org.uk

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Sutton and Cheam 1992 general election. Member for Sutton and Cheam 1997-2010, for Sutton and Cheam (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Liberal Democrat: Spokesperson for: Disabled People 1997-98, Social Services and Community Care 1997-99, Local Government 1997-99, Older People 1999-2003; Shadow Secretary of State for Health 2003-05; Spokesperson for London 2005-06, Chief Whip 2006-10; Minister of State for Care Services, Department of Health 2010-

Party groups

Former member: SDP/Liberal Alliance, London Regional Liberal Democrat Executive; Member, Federal Policy Committee 1988-90

Select committees

Member: Health 2003-04, 2005-06, Finance and Services 2006-10, Modernisation of the House of Commons 2006-07, Public Accounts 2008-10

Councils, public bodies

London Borough of Sutton: Councillor 1986-2002, Chair, Environment Services 1988-96, Deputy Leader 1994-99

Political interests

Environment, disability, community safety, ageing

General Election 2010 - Sutton and Cheam

Name Party Votes %
Burstow, Paul Lib Dem 22156 45.5%
Stroud, Philippa Con 20548 42.2%
Allen, Kathy Lab 3376 6.94%
Clarke, John BNP 1014 2.09%
Pickles, David UKIP 950 1.96%
Hickson, Peter Green 246 0.51%
Dodds, John Eng Dem 106 0.22%
Connolly, Matthew CPA 52 0.11%
Cullip, Martin Libertarian 41 0.09%
Hammond, Brian Ind Fed UK 19 0.04%
Result Lib Dem Hold (1.46% from Lib Dem to Con)