Douglas Carswell

Douglas Carswell

Constituency

Clacton

Party

Conservative

Address as

Mr Carswell

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8397

Constituency

84 Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 1SP
Tel: 01255 423112
douglas@douglascarswell.com

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Sedgefield 2001 general election. Member for Harwich 2005-10, for Clacton since 6 May 2010 general election

Party groups

Press officer Conservative Central Office 1997; Policy Unit Conservative Party 2004-05; Co-founder, Direct Democracy Group

Select committees

Member: Joint Committee on Human Rights 2005-08, Children, Schools and Families and predecessor 2006-08, 2009-10, Public Accounts 2009-10

Political interests

Crime and policing, immigration, Britain's independence, education, NHS reform, local government finance reform, decentralisation, direct democracy and localism

General Election 2010 - Clacton

Name Party Votes %
Carswell, Douglas Con 22867 52.93%
Henderson, Ivan Lab 10799 25%
Green, Michael Lib Dem 5577 12.91%
Taylor, Jim BNP 1975 4.58%
Allen, Terry Tendring 1078 2.5%
Southall, Chris Green 535 1.24%
Humphrey, Christopher Ind 292 0.68%
Result Con Hold (9.71% from Lab to Con)