Christopher Chope

Christopher Chope

Constituency

Christchurch

Party

Conservative

Address as

Mr Chope

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 5808
Fax: 020 7219 6938
chopec@parliament.uk

Constituency

18A Bargates, Christchurch, BH23 1QL
Tel: 01202 474949
office@christchurchconservatives.com
www.christchurchconservatives.com

Biography

Electoral history

Member for Southampton Itchen 1983-92, for Christchurch 1997-2010, for Christchurch (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to Peter Brooke as Minister of State, HM Treasury 1986; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department of the Environment 1986-90, Department of Transport (Minister for Roads and Traffic) 1990-92; Opposition Spokesperson for: the Environment, Transport and the Regions 1997-98, Trade and Industry 1998-99, the Treasury 2001-02; Shadow Minister for: Transport 2002-03, Environment and Transport 2003-05

Party groups

Member, executive committee, Society of Conservative Lawyers 1983-86; Vice-chair, Conservative Party 1997-98; 1922 Committee: Executive member 2001-05, 2005-06, Secretary 2006-

Select committees

Member: Trade and Industry 1999-2002, Chairmen's Panel/Panel of Chairs 2005-, Procedure 2005-10, Administration 2006-10, Political and Constitutional Reform 2010-

Councils, public bodies

London Borough Wandsworth Council: Councillor 1974-83, Council Leader 1979-83; Member: Health and Safety Commission 1992-97, Local Government Commission for England 1994-95

International bodies

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Council of Europe

General Election 2010 - Christchurch

Name Party Votes %
Chope, Christopher Con 27888 56.34%
Hurll, Martyn Lib Dem 12478 25.21%
Deeks, Robert Lab 4849 9.8%
Williams, David UKIP 4201 8.49%
Result Con Hold (0.07% from Con to Lib Dem)